Released in 1976 from the USDA breeding program, Willamette is a triploid seedling of English Fuggle. For years, it was the most widely grown aroma variety in the US. It is named after Oregon’s Willamette River which runs through the heart of the state’s hop growing region.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral, incense, and elderberry.
|Alpha Acid||4.5 - 6.5%|
3 - 4.5%
|Co-humulone||28 - 32%|
|Total Oil||0.6 - 1.6 mL/100g|
0.3 - 0.5% of total oil
22 - 32% of total oil
|Linalool||0.4 - 0.7% of total oil|
|Caryophyllene||12 - 14% of total oil|
|Farnesene||7 - 10% of total oil|
|Humulene||31 - 35% of total oil|
|Geraniol||0.1 - 0.3% of total oil|