WILLAMETTE - alpha 4-6% (Pre-order now for 2017)
WILLAMETTE - alpha 4-6% (Pre-order now for 2017)
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All purpose, moderate yielding, English fuggle hybrid released by the USDA in 1976. Named for the Willamette Valley, an important hop-growing area. It has a character similar to Fuggle, but is more fruity and has some floral notes, mild aroma. In 1998 Willamette was responsible for 18% of the total USA hop harvest. Used For: All English-Style Ales, US Pale Ales, US Brown Ales, American Lagers, Porters. Substitutes: Fuggle. alpha 4-6%