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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.
Simcoe® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.
 
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Floral
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseAroma/Flavor
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Have not tried this hop
Valued C on May 12, 2021
taste great and has a citrus taste
John L on Apr 23, 2021
Have not tried this hop
Valued C on May 12, 2021
for cocktail infusion
Houndstooth C on May 7, 2021
taste great and has a citrus taste
John L on Apr 23, 2021
recipe
mike on Apr 21, 2021
Availability and I kept coming back to this one
Ron Rios J on Apr 7, 2021
Following a recipe.
Jeff D on Mar 30, 2021
Trying something new
Derek L T on Mar 29, 2021
Tastes great, reasonable cost
Dave C on Mar 24, 2021
versatile
Josh W on Mar 20, 2021
BYO recipe for Stone clone
Jonathan T on Mar 13, 2021
Gotta have it for the IPA that's on the brew list. Used prior with great results
Paul L on Mar 12, 2021
Planning to make a braggot with orange blossom honey. This seems to be a hop that could impart more orange/citrus, and floral notes
Kyle S on Mar 9, 2021
Enjoy this hop as part of an IPA blend
Robert F G on Feb 24, 2021
Perfume for dry hop
John B on Feb 5, 2021
Great hop
Philip A Myers on Jan 23, 2021
Need for IPA
Adam S on Jan 22, 2021
making a new beer recipe
Thomas C on Jan 15, 2021
taste
Charles A on Dec 29, 2020
?????????
keith k. on Dec 18, 2020
to brew an IPA
Bryan R on Dec 17, 2020
Recipe
Bill T on Dec 5, 2020
One of my favorites
Darrell Burk on Nov 29, 2020
Great hop. Good price.
Jason O on Nov 9, 2020
I use it often and I am satisfied with the results.
Robert G on Nov 4, 2020
zip lock seal compared to none on Northern Brewer
Jeff L on Nov 3, 2020
need it
Matthew H on Oct 30, 2020
curious
Robert A on Oct 12, 2020
Love it
shane c on Oct 6, 2020
recipe
Benjamin K on Sep 14, 2020
Looked interesting, referenced in many recipes.
Kent Cramer I on Sep 11, 2020
Recipe
Ted P on Aug 19, 2020
looking for substitute for Pekko with similar flavors
David R on Aug 12, 2020
Staple hop
Stephen A on Jul 27, 2020
Standard fare
Michael G on Jul 22, 2020
Used before
Scott S on Jul 14, 2020
to try a special hop
Jamie Moore on Jun 24, 2020
Tasty hop
steven w on Jun 22, 2020
citrusy
Michael H on Jun 18, 2020
Bittering
Joe H on Jun 13, 2020
Great flavor hop
Allen W on Jun 10, 2020
Brewing a black IPA
Robert F G on Jun 10, 2020
Ingredient in my main ipa
Jonathan B T on May 29, 2020
For a saison recipe
Tom F on May 27, 2020
Aroma
elisa f on May 26, 2020
Liked the last PA i made with it...gonna IPA it this time
A.J. J on May 19, 2020
making beer
Kevin S on May 14, 2020
Because beer.
Matthew H on May 7, 2020
Suggested add-on for kit ordered
Gary G on May 6, 2020
NE IPA
David F on May 5, 2020
Double NE IPA
Kenan F on May 5, 2020
for cocktail infusion
Houndstooth C on May 7, 2021
recipe
mike on Apr 21, 2021
Reviews

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Rated 4 out of 5
Like the aroma and flavor this hop adds to the beer
February 15, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amarillo by morning !!!
Great fragrant hop with a very pleasant soft aroma .
December 6, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic Dry Hop
I've fallen in love with these Amarillo hops. I've been adding them as dry hop additions the the American Pale Ale II and Columbus IPA kits. 1/2 to 1 oz works great for me. I found that Amarillo plus Centennial in the Columbus IPA is a great combo. When dry hopping the very first thing you notice when drinking the beer is the initial aroma before taking a sip. Amarillo gives off this dreamy floral/fruity scent that begins your euphoric journey in the beer glass. I also notice it really "juices" up the citrus flavor. It also pairs nicely with the Blood Orange Candi Syrup. Just huge orange flavor and aroma. Your taste buds will thank you for choosing Amarillo hops.
Columbus IPA dry hopped with 1/2 oz Amarillo and 1/2 oz Millenium hops.
Columbus IPA dry hopped with 1/2 oz Amarillo and 1/2 oz Millenium hops.
September 26, 2019
Rated 5 out of 5
Amarillo is always delicious! one of my go to single hops
May 7, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
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
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
It works pretty good for our IPA
March 29, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice product in nice pakaging
I was very pleased with this product. Shipping cost is the only negative
January 25, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Packaging
I really like the resealable package this comes in. Very professional .
January 19, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great deal
Good packaging, appeared fresh and a great deal
June 24, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amarillo hops are amazing
The best aroma hops you can get onthe planet Earth
April 10, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago