Amarillo®

Ubiquitous Amarillo® hops are used in several commercial beers where its ultra-high myrcene content creates a delicious orange citrus flavor. It is also highly acidic, making it perfect for ESB’s and Pale Ales. A varietal of Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc., Amarillo® was discovered to be a mutation from another variety.

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Also Known As Amarillo Gold
Characteristics Orange citrus flavor
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 8%-11%
Beta Acid Composition 6%-7%
Co-Humulone Composition 21%-24%
Country US
Cone Size Small
Cone Density Compact
Seasonal Maturity Mid
Yield Amount 1200-1600 kg/hectare (1075-1420 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 96% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest Moderate
Total Oil Composition 1.5-1.9 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 68%-70%
Humulene Oil Composition 9%-11%
Caryophyllene Oil 2%-4%
Farnesene Oil 2%-4%
Substitutes Cascade (US), Centennial, Ahtanum™, Chinook, Summer
Style Guide American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, American Wheat, Bitter, Wheat Beer, Red Ale, ESB

Where to Buy Amarillo Hops

As a listing requirement, all suppliers below ship nationally to their respective countries.


Great Fermentations (USA)

Yakima Valley Hops (USA)

National Homebrew (Australia)

Clever Brewing (Australia)

BeerCo (Australia)

The Home Brew Shop (UK)

Hauraki Homebrew (New Zealand)
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References
http://beerlegends.com/amarillo-hops
http://aussiehomebrewer.com/topic/29410-hops-replacement-for-amarillo-and-galaxy/

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