Amarillo hops have a flowery, citrus-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its hardy nature. Discovered growing wild" (spontaneously) in one of their hop yards and developed by Virgil Gamache Farms in late 20th century. Also known as VGX001, its strain number. It is registered Brand VGXP01 cv.
Alpha Acid: 7-11%
Beta Acid: 5.5-8%
Co-humulone (% of alpha acid): 22-24%
Total Oils (ml/100g): 1 - 2.3ml
Substitutions: Cascade, Centennial