An aroma variety hop, Amarillo was discovered and introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms Inc. Amarillo's low cohumulone content makes it great for bittering. The varieties high myrcene accounts for its pleasant citrus aroma.
Pedigree: Privately grown and registered
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Floral, tropical and citrus tones
Alpha Acids %: 8-11
Beta Acids %: 6-7
Co-Humolone: 21-24% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.5-1.9 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Viewed as a Cascade type
Possible Substitutions: Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe®
Typical Beer Styles: American Ales, IPA, Belgian-style IPA, Double IPA
*All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.