- US Amarillo Pellets - 1 oz
US Amarillo Pellets - 1 oz
Origin: Washington, USA. Also known as VGXP01 and is exclusively managed by Virgil Gamache Farms of Toppenish, WA, where it was originally found growing wild in 1998.
Usage: With respectable alpha acid content, Amarillo® can be a dual-purpose hop and contribute to bittering additions, but with its unique, highly sought-after aromas and flavors combined with high demand, it’s most often seen in late-kettle or whirlpool additions and as a dry hop. A fixture in American pale ale, IPA, and Imperial IPA formulations.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Diverse aromas depending on picking time. Early harvest brings aromas of lemon and candy. Mid-harvest brings aromas of grapefruit, floral, and tropical. Late harvest brings aromas of onion/garlic and dank.
Alpha Acid Range %: 8.0 - 11.0
Beta Acid Range %: 6.0 - 7.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha: 21 - 24
Total Oil mL/100 g:1.5 - 1.9