Use in brewing
Used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering. A very distinctive hop from the USA.
Ahtanum is an aroma-type cultivar bred by Yakima Chief Ranches. Its name is derived from the area near Yakima where the first hop farm was established in 1869 by Charles Carpenter.
Ahtanum is tolerant to downy mildew, with good pickability of a small compact cone. Maturity:Medium-late Yield: 2050-2250 kg per ha. (1775-1950 lbs per acre.)
Fair to good.
- Country: USA
- Cohumulone: 30-35
- Alpha Acid: 5.2%
- Characteristics: citrus, floral, lemon
- Flavour intensity: 7