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Hop Varieties

Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc. grows a large selection of high quality aroma hop varieties for craft brewers. Check the following chart for interesting facts about the growing region, alpha and beta acid, oil range and aroma profiles of each variety. Together, these varieties offer an broad spectrum of aromas and flavors. In addition, careful cultivation and precisely timed harvesting brings the qualities of these special hop varieties to their highest potential. So set your brewing creativity loose with these premium hop varieties! Virgil Gamache and our partner farmers are proud to grow these aroma hops in the Yakima Valley of Washington and prime locations in Idaho, Oregon and five states in Germany. All in all, they add excitement through their genetic strain, growing region and advanced cultivation practices. Take action! Click here to request samples of German Amarillo® or to find a distributor near you!

Name
Origin
Growing Region
Alpha Acid Range (%)
Beta Acid Range (%)
Total Oil Range
Aroma Profile
Organic Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag 7 - 11% 5.5 - 8% 1 - 2.3 ml/100g Grapefruit, Stone fruit, orange, lemon
German Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag
German Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag
US Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag 7 - 11% 5.5 - 8% 1 - 2.3 ml/100g Grapefruit, Stone fruit, citrus, spicy
US Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag 7 - 11% 5.5 - 8% 1 - 2.3 ml/100g Fruit punch, grapefruit
US Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag 7 - 11% 5.5 - 8% 1 - 2.3 ml/100g Grapefruit, Stone fruit, orange, lemon
US Amarillo® VGXP01USAgrowing region flag 7 - 11% 5.5 - 8% 1 - 2.3 ml/100g Grapefruit, Stone fruit, orange, lemon
Name
Origin
Growing Region
Alpha Acid Range (%)
Beta Acid Range (%)
Total Oil Range
Aroma Profile
Tardif de BourgogneFrancegrowing region flag 2.6 - 4.3% 4.2 - 4.5% 0.5 - 0.9 ml/100g Floral, Red Berry, Green Tea
Organic NuggetUSAgrowing region flag 11.5 - 14% 3 - 5.8% 1.8 - 2.2 ml/100g Mild, herbal, citrus
Sonnet™ GoldingUSAgrowing region flag 4.5 - 7.4% 3.2 - 3.7% 0.5 - 1.0ml/100g Honeysuckle, citrus
CashmereUSAgrowing region flag 0.075 0.058 0.8 ml/100g Red fruit
SaazCzech Republicgrowing region flag 3 - 4.5% 4.6 - 6% 0.4 - 1.0 ml/100g Balsamic, citrus, spicy
Sorachi AceUSAgrowing region flag 11 - 12.5% 6.5 - 7% 2 - 2.8 ml/100g Lemon, Lime, Dill
Styrian CeleiaSloveniagrowing region flag 3 - 6% 2 - 3.3% 0.6 - 3.6 ml/100g Floral, Spicy, Herbal
Wurttemberg 3.8% 3.1