Willamette Hop Description

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.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids: 4-6%
Beta: 3.5-4.5%
Yield #’s / acre 1,300-1,700

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone 30-35%

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
Susceptible to:

Style Guide:  Ales, Porters

Aroma:  Floral, Spicy

Substitutes:  Fuggle, Syrian Golding, Tettnanger, Glacier


If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus