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AMARILLO® Hops (Pellets)

AMARILLO® Hops (Pellets)

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Description

AMARILLO® hops have become super popular with microbrewers. Brewers are describing the flavor and aroma as a supercharged version of Cascade. Floral, tropical, and citrus (lemon, orange and grapefruit) characteristics. However, it has a distinctive Orange character to it that is very different from Cascade. Supply has been very limited the last few years so make sure to buy some while it is available. 


Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 8.0 – 11.0%
Beta Acids: 6.0 – 7.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.1 - 1.8
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 21 – 24%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 – 1.9
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): Good
Similar Hop Varieties: Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe

AMARILLO® is a trademark owned by Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc.
California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
 
StorabilityAverage
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Floral
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseAroma/Flavor
Total Oil ContentHigh
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That famous Double IPA
Kenneth M on Apr 16, 2019
Price
Myron W on Apr 5, 2019
That famous Double IPA
Kenneth M on Apr 16, 2019
My favorite hop
Kale A on Apr 5, 2019
Price
Myron W on Apr 5, 2019
Recipe
Kim O on Apr 2, 2019
Double dryhopping the hop blond
garrett shuck on Mar 21, 2019
All grain brew
Jeremy B on Mar 21, 2019
Favorite hop
Rafael C on Mar 19, 2019
Love them
Valued C on Mar 19, 2019
Pale ale recipe
Tyler H on Mar 19, 2019
They're awesome!
Bill A on Mar 16, 2019
For its citrus flavors
Brendon M on Mar 5, 2019
Great hop and price
Jules La P on Mar 5, 2019
Delicious
Chad R on Mar 5, 2019
For cupcakes
Mark K on Mar 4, 2019
Price
Timothy L on Mar 4, 2019
Good deal
Garrett H on Mar 1, 2019
Love this hop for pale ale and IPA's
Robert B on Feb 27, 2019
I like to get freaky.
Emily T on Feb 14, 2019
Good hop, local homebrew shop doesn’t carry it
Erik S on Feb 8, 2019
Everything's bigger in TX
Chris U on Feb 8, 2019
Amber Ale was delicious! Making again.
Galen Yanofsky on Feb 7, 2019
Great deal and one of my fav hops
Adam T on Feb 2, 2019
recipe
Jonathan R on Jan 29, 2019
Because simco and mosaic are too expensive
Nathan C on Jan 29, 2019
One of my favorites.
Rob M on Jan 25, 2019
My favorite hops
Robert S on Jan 22, 2019
Always good to have on hand
Alexander B on Jan 16, 2019
Good Deal
Paul B on Jan 12, 2019
Great price
Alex G on Jan 11, 2019
lager friendly
Harold J on Jan 7, 2019
clone recipe
TIMOTHY M on Jan 4, 2019
Price
Louis v on Jan 4, 2019
One of my favorites.
MICHAEL W on Jan 3, 2019
Widely known as good
Chris on Jan 1, 2019
To use in NEPIA and light hoppy lager
Bryan F on Dec 24, 2018
Making Heady Topper Clone
Lou C on Dec 17, 2018
dry hops
Tony S on Dec 15, 2018
amazing deal!
Jonathon S on Dec 11, 2018
I combine this with Centennial and Simce
Dennis on Dec 10, 2018
Crazy good price/reviews and I don't have any on-hand now.
Dave Corrasa on Dec 7, 2018
Because they were out of azacca
Darrell D on Nov 27, 2018
Nice pale ale/IPA hop...
Mike I on Nov 22, 2018
recipe
David B on Nov 17, 2018
Making a special flame out hop addition to recipe to enhance the hop profile
Martin W on Nov 17, 2018
If you have to ask...
Bryan R on Sep 25, 2018
High Quality / Good Price
Andrew H on Sep 18, 2018
New recipe
Michael R on Sep 5, 2018
impulse buy
Ben M on Aug 30, 2018
excellent hops in ipa
D E on Aug 27, 2018
Recipe
Mikel S on Aug 27, 2018
My favorite hop
Kale A on Apr 5, 2019
Recipe
Kim O on Apr 2, 2019
What year Amarillo is this?
Kelly Crowell on Apr 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Kelly - The crop year for this hop is 2017.
Reviews

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Nice Hops, good citrus smell and flavor
These hops are great if you want a citrus smell and flavor for your beer. The are mostly orange which is a nice change to the lemon and grapefruit of other citrus hops.
April 16, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
It works pretty good for our IPA
March 29, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Nice product in nice pakaging
I was very pleased with this product. Shipping cost is the only negative
January 25, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Great Packaging
I really like the resealable package this comes in. Very professional .
January 19, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Great deal
Good packaging, appeared fresh and a great deal
June 24, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
Amarillo hops are amazing
The best aroma hops you can get onthe planet Earth
April 10, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Great Hop
These had an extremely fresh aroma when received, but not too vegetable or grassy.
June 8, 2015
Can't miss hop!
This is now my favorite hop. Great by itself, or in combination with others for any hoppy beer!
May 28, 2015
makes a sweet summer wheat
Use these in my summer wheat, great aroma and flavor hop
May 27, 2015
love these hops
Great hop I use them in my ipa to help kick up the aroma. Also works good as a flavoring ho in my summer wheat, can't go wrong with these
May 27, 2015