4-6% alpha acids • domestic • roma hop
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.
used for: all english-style ales, us pale ales, us brown ales, american lagers, porters
aroma: specific aroma descriptors include floral, incense, and elderberry
substitutes: glacier, fuggle (us), tettnang (us), styrian golding, kent golding
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