Ahtanum hop pellets. USA - Crop 2014 (AA 3.4%) Bulk price (450gm+) = $9.90 per 90gm
Ahtanum is similar to cascade but has tangerine overtones.
Pedigree Open pollination
Yield 1990 - 2190 kg./ha. or 1775 - 1950 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Tolerant to downy mildew and Peronospora
Cone-Structure Small, compact cone
Lupulin Fairly yellow, similar to Cascade hop
Alpha Acid 5.7 - 6.3% w/w
Beta Acid 5 - 6.5% w/w
Cohumulone 30 - 35% of alpha acids
Storageability Fair to good
Total Oil 0.8 - 1.2 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 50 - 55% of whole oil
Humulene 16 - 20% of whole oil
Carophyllene 9 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception Ahtanum is used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering.
Possible Substitutions Cascade hop, Amarillo hop.
Typical Beer Styles Lager, American Ales
Additional Information Ahtanum is similar to the Cascade hop.
Typical Hop Use Ahtanum is a Dual purpose hop