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.
Country of Origin: United States
Aroma Profile: Citrus, Hay, Tea, Woody
Beer Styles: Best Bitter, ESB, Stout
Alpha Acid: 4.5–6.5%
Beta Acid: 3–4.5%
Total Oil: 0.6–1.6 ml/100g