Amarillo® is a branded hop from Washington State that was introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc. This brand is characterized by mid to high alpha and low cohumulone content. The extremely high myrcene content in Amarillo® helps supercharge its aroma providing a distinct bouquet of tangerines, lemons, apricots, and melon.

Flavour profile

Classic citrus fruit


Recommended beer styles

Wheat Ale, Golden Ale, American style lagers, Pale Ales, India Pale Lager (IPL), India Pale Ale (IPA), Session IPA, New England IPA, Hazy IPA, Imperial IPA.

Analytical data

Cultivation Area



Alpha Acids (%)

8.0 – 11.0%

Beta Acids (%)

6.0 – 7.0%

Alpha/Beta Ratio

8.0 – 11.0%

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

Total Oils (ml/100g)

1.5 – 1.9ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

68 – 70%

Linalool (% of whole oil)

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

2 – 4%

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

2 – 4%

Humulene (% of whole oil)

9 – 11%

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio