Ahtanum™ is an aroma variety from Select Botanicals Group in Yakima. This hop takes the name Ahtanum from the area, in the Yakima Valley, where one of the first Washington state hop farms was established. Ahtanum offers lower alpha acids with a similar aroma to Amarillo or Cascade. The predominant aroma is pink grapefruit, some woodsy, and floral notes that have been described as geranium.
Beer styles: Pales, IPA, American Brown.
Characteristics: pink grapefruit, woodsy, floral
Typical usage: Aroma
Alpha acid: usually between 5.7-6.3%
Beta acids: 5.0 – 6.5%
Cohumulone: 30 – 35% of alpha acids
Total oils: 8 – 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene: 50 – 55% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9.0 – 12% of total oil
Humulene: 16 – 20% of total oil
Farnesene: 0.0% of total oil
All hops listed are sold by the pound (lb.)