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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: aroma
Beer styles: American ale or lager
Substitutions: Amarillo, Cascade
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 5.7-6.3 %
Beta Acids: 5-6.5 %
Cohumulone: 30-35 %
Myrcene: 50-55 %
Humulene: 16-20 %
Caryophyllene: 9-12 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 0.8-1.2 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

50-55 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: high
Harvest: mid to late

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

An open-pollinated aroma variety developed in Washington, Ahtanum is used for its distinctive, somewhat Cascade-like aroma and for moderate bittering.