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.
Alpha Acid4.5 - 6.5%
Beta Acid3 - 4.5%
Co-humulone28 - 32%
Total Oil0.6 - 1.6 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.3 - 0.5% of total oil
Myrcene22 - 32% of total oil
Linalool0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
Caryophyllene12 - 14% of total oil
Farnesene7 - 10% of total oil
Humulene31 - 35% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.3% of total oil
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