Amarillo Tropical Expression Hops [US]
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 in the United States and has strong global appeal especially in US and new world craft beer styles with brewers.
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.
Alpha Acid: 8%
Characteristics: Tones of grapefruit, orange, lemon, melon, apricot and peach.
Beer styles: American Pale Ale, American India Pale Ale, American Wheat, Bitter, Wheat, Red
Similar Hops: Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Simcoe®
Crop Year: 2019