Very much an aroma variety with alpha acid content ranging from 4.8%- 8.4%. The beta acid nearly matches for this American variety that is commonly a substitute for German Tettnanger. With low cohumulone of 18.0%-24.0% Santiam hops is compared to noble varieties. One of the highlights for the oils found in Santiam is its abundance of farnesene oil coming in at 9.3%-15.9%. As might be expected from Santiam’s lineage, this variety has a botanic, flowery aroma, mixed with a peppery spice. In application, this variety can be used anywhere throughout the brewing process. In the U.S., it is commonly used to decorate the fragrance of India Pale Ales, and American Pale Ales.