An Aroma hop

Willamette

United States
Willamette

aroma profile: Floral, Fruity, Herbal

Released in 1976 from the USDA breeding program, Willamette is a triploid seedling of English Fuggle. For years, it was the most widely grown aroma variety in the US. It is named after Oregon’s Willamette River which runs through the heart of the state’s hop growing region.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral, incense, and elderberry.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
4.5-6.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
3-4.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.6-1.6 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    4.5 - 6.5%
  • Beta Acid
    3 - 4.5%
  • Co-humulone
    28 - 32%
  • Total Oil
    0.6 - 1.6 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.3 - 0.5% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    22 - 32% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    12 - 14% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    7 - 10% of total oil
  • Humulene
    31 - 35% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.1 - 0.3% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

It makes a very good companion along with Cascade hops.

Felipe Vaiano | Jun 5th, 2016

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