AMARILLO® VGXP01 CV. US Hops

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

Amarillo® Brand VGXP01 cv. is an aroma variety that has recently become one of the top 10 varieties utilized by the US craft beer industry and is very popular in US and new world craft style hoppy ales. Amarillo® features relatively high alpha acids along with extremely high levels of myrcene for citrus and grapefruit flavors. As a result, it is an excellent dual purpose variety.  Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, orange, lemon, melon, apricot and peach.

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Description

Discovered and introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms in Washington State, Amarillo® Brand VGXP01 cv. is an aroma variety that has recently become one of the top 10 varieties utilized by the craft beer industry in the United States and has strong global appeal especially in US and new world craft beer styles with brewers.  It features relatively high alpha acids along with extremely high levels of myrcene for citrus and grapefruit flavors. As a result, it is an excellent dual purpose variety. Amarillo demonstrates good resistance to downy and powdery mildew.

Form

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets 100gm | 250gm | 500gm

Pedigree

Privately grown and registered by Vigil Gamache Farms Inc it is grown under licence on limited acreage and availability.

Brewing Usage

Aroma

Aroma

Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, orange, lemon, melon, apricot and peach.

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • American Pale Ale
  • American India Pale Ale
  • American Wheat
  • Bitter
  • Wheat
  • Red

Technical Information:

LOT # P91-ZLUVG10266

  • Alpha Acid  7 – 11%
  • Beta Acid  5.5 – 8%
  • Co-humulone  20 – 24%
  • Total Oil  1 – 2.3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene  0.4 – 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene  40 – 50% of total oil
  • Linalool  0.5 – 0.8% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene  7 – 10% of total oil
  • Farnesene  6 – 9% of total oil
  • Humulene  19 – 24% of total oil
  • Geraniol  0.1 – 0.1% of total oil

Brewing Values:

ACID/OIL           RANGE        LOW        HIGH
ALPHA ACID        7-11%             0               20       (medium)
BETA ACID         5.5-8%             0               15        (medium)
TOTAL OIL    1-2.3 mL/100g     0                4         (medium/low)

AMARILLO® Hops Usage in Craft Beer

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Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 11 x 3 x 15 cm
Bag Size

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1 review for AMARILLO® VGXP01 CV. US Hops

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brad Reid

    Amarillo is one of my favourite hops, and the amount provided was fresh and vibrant!

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