Ahtanum is a cultivar named after the district in which it is grown, near Yakima.
- Aroma Profile
Typical Aroma Profile
Ahtanum has an appealing aroma with exceptionally floral notes. Also fragrant elderflowers and violets. Outstanding features are woody and herbal flavours of black pepper and marjoram pleasantly rounded off with the ethereal effect of a fruity citrus aroma.
- CULTIVATION AREA
- United States
- 5.7 - 6.3 %
- 5 - 6.5 %
- TOTAL OIL
- 0.8 - 1.2 ml/100g
- up to 50 %
- CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
- up to 55 %
*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).
All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.