An Aroma hop

Amarillo®

Brand VGXP01 cv.

United States
Amarillo®

aroma profile: Floral, Citrus

Discovered and introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms in Washington State, Amarillo® Brand VGXP01 cv. is an aroma variety that has recently become one of the top 10 varieties utilized by the craft beer industry. It features relatively high alpha acids along with extremely high levels of myrcene for citrus and grapefruit flavors. As a result, it is an excellent dual purpose variety. Amarillo demonstrates good resistance to downy and powdery mildew.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, orange, lemon, melon, apricot and peach.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
7-11%

Beta Acid

0
15
5.5-8%

Total Oil

0
4
1-2.3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    7 - 11%
  • Beta Acid
    5.5 - 8%
  • Co-humulone
    20 - 24%
  • Total Oil
    1 - 2.3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    40 - 50% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    7 - 10% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    6 - 9% of total oil
  • Humulene
    19 - 24% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.1 - 0.1% of total oil

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