Amarillo Hops are an aroma variety of recent origin, discovered and introduced by Vigil Gamache Farms Inc. in Washington State. It is most often used as a late kettle or dry hop addition to American style Pale Ales and IPA’s due to its signature aroma characteristics.
AMARILLO® is a trademark owned by Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc.
Alpha Acids 8.0 - 11%
Beta Acids 6.0 - 7.0%
Cohumulone (% of alpha acids) 21 - 24%
Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops) 1.5 - 1.9
Myrcene (as % of total oils) 68 - 70%
Caryophyllene (as % of total oils) 2.0 - 4.0%
Humulene (as % of total oils) 9.0 - 11%
Farnesene (as % of total oils) 2.0 - 4.0%
Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20° C) Good
Possible Substitutions:Cascade, Centennial