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.
Alpha Acid7 - 11%
Beta Acid5.5 - 8%
Co-humulone20 - 24%
Total Oil1 - 2.3 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
Myrcene40 - 50% of total oil
Linalool0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
Caryophyllene7 - 10% of total oil
Farnesene6 - 9% of total oil
Humulene19 - 24% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.1% of total oil
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