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.
Alpha Acids 8.0 – 11%
Cohumulone (% of alpha acids) 21 – 24%
Commercial example of beer featuring amarillo hops: Sixpoint Craft Ales Spice of Life