Dual Purpose Hop
Willamette is generally perceived as a new, yet good quality aroma hop. The rub of the hops gives an estery/blackcurrant/herbal aroma that is very pleasant but can be quite strong.
US - Pacific Northwest
Characteristics Blackcurrant, Floral, Spicy
Alpha Acid: 4-7%
Beta Acid: 3-4.5%
Total Oils: 1.0-1.5ml/100g
History The Willamette cultivar is an aroma variety that was developed in Oregon in the early 1970s. It is a triploid seedling of the Fuggle variety.