Ahtanum is similar to cascade but has tangerine overtones.
1990 - 2190 kg./ha. or 1775 - 1950 lb./ac. Growth Habit
Good Disease/Pest Susceptibility
Tolerant to downy mildew and Peronospora Pickability/Drying/Baling
Small, compact cone
Lupulin Fairly yellow, similar to Cascade hop Aroma
Alpha Acid 5.7 - 6.3% w/w
Beta Acid 5 - 6.5% w/w
Cohumulone 30 - 35% of alpha acids
Storageability Fair to good
Total Oil 0.8 - 1.2 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 50 - 55% of whole oil
Humulene 16 - 20% of whole oil
Carophyllene 9 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Ahtanum is used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering.
Possible Substitutions Cascade hop, Amarillo hop.
Typical Beer Styles
Lager, American Ales
Ahtanum is similar to the Cascade hop.