US Ahtanum hops are a great aroma variety American hop from the Pacific Northwest that features earthy citrus characteristics which are great for brewing American-style IPAs. Bred by Yakima Chief Ranches, Ahtanum® YCR 1 cv. is an aroma-type cultivar used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering. The variety is named after the location where Charles Carpenter established the first hop farm east of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State in 1869. The Oblate Fathers Ahtanum mission was founded in 1847 and destroyed during the 1855 Yakima Indian War.
- Alpha Acid: 5.7-6.3 (Low)
- Origin: American
- Aroma Profile: Cedar, Flora, Citrus (Grapefruit, Lemon)
- Typically use: Aroma/Flavor
- Styles: American-style ales Format: Pellet