Amarillo is an aroma variety of recent origin, discovered and introduced by Vigil Gamache Farms Inc. in Washington State. It is most often used as a late kettle or dry hop addition to American style Pale Ales and IPA’s due to its signature aroma characteristics.

Vital Stats:

Alpha Acids 8.0 – 11%

Cohumulone (% of alpha acids) 21 – 24%

Possible Substitutions:  Cascade, Centennial

Commercial example of beer featuring amarillo hops: Sixpoint Craft Ales Spice of Life

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