Ahtanum®: bred by Select Botanicals Group, Ahtanum® Brand YCR 1 is an aroma-type cultivar used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering. The hop is named after the location where Charles Carpenter established the first hop farm east of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State in 1869.
Aroma: specific aroma descriptors include citrus grapefruit and geranium.
Style Guide: India Pale Ale.
Substitutes: Amarillo®, Centennial, Cascade.
Alpha Acid: 3,5 – 6,5%,
Beta Acid: 4 – 6%,
Co-Humulone: 30 – 34%,
Total Oil: 0,5 – 1,7 ml/100 g,
Myrcene Oil: 45 – 55%,
Caryophyllene Oil: 9 – 12%,
Farnesene Oil 6 - 9 %,
Humulene Oil: 15 - 22%,
B-Pinene: 0,6 - 0,9%,
Linalool: 0,4 - 0,6%,
Geraniol: 0,4 - 0,7%.
The exact alpha acid content is indicated on every package.
Hops are packed by producers in hermetic bags which preserv aroma and bitterness of hops for at least 3 years from packaking date. "Best before" date is indicated on each bag.
Storage conditions: cold, dry place - not higher than 1°C.