Willamette was released in 1976 from the U.S.D.A. breeding program. It is a daughter of the classic English variety, Fuggle, and is characterized by a low alpha content and mild aroma. Willamette is the most widely grown U.S. aroma hop. It imparts a mild, slightly spicy, and pleasant aroma in beer.
Alpha Acids: 4-6%
Yield #’s / acre 1,300-1,700
Seasonal Maturity: Early to Mid
Growth Rate: High
Sidearm Length: 24-40”
Cone Size: Small to Medium
Cone Density: Loose to Moderate
Resistant to: Downy Mildew
Style Guide: Ales, Porters
Aroma: Floral, Spicy
Substitutes: Fuggle, Syrian Golding, Tettnanger, Glacier
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