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Alpha Acid Range %
4 - 6
Beta Acid Range %
3.0 - 4.5
Co-Humulone as % of alpha
30 - 35
Total oils mls/100 gr.
1.0 - 1.5


Widely grown and widely used, Willamette is a mellow and pleasant aroma addition to many styles.

Breeding/Development: USA. At one time the most widely-grown US aroma hop, Willamette is a daughter of the renowned English Fuggle and was released in the 1970s out of the USDA breeding program. It is named after Oregon’s Willamette River and the hop-growing centre in its valley.

Brewing Application: Aroma. Willamette can be incorporated into many styles thanks to its moderate alpha and mellow disposition. English ales are a natural fit, but it also does well in many American and European ale styles as well.

Sensory: Mild. Warm and inviting character containing high notes of wood resin, dried fruit, and fresh hay.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Early

Yield: 1400 – 1600 lbs/acre