Hop: Santiam


Santiam is a triploid hop: 1/3 of each Tettnanger, Hallertau and a unknown USDA male (derived from Cascade), released in 1997 by Agriculture Research Service, which is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture, located in Corvallis, Oregon.

General Information

Profile Herbal, floral and spice (black pepper).
Country United States
Substitutes Hallertau, Liberty, Spalt, Spalter Select, Tettnanger
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1280 - 1580 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 40%-50% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Belgian Ale, Pilsner, Bock
Tolerant Downy mildew
Susceptible Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 5.0 - 7.0%
Beta Acid 6.0 - 8.5%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 24.0%


Total Oil 1.3 - 1.7 ml/100g
Myrcene 25.0 - 36.0%
Humulene 23.0 - 26.0%
Caryophyllene 4.8 - 8.8%
Farnesene 13.0 - 16.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate to high
Cones Small to medium size with loose density.
Maturity Medium early
Ease of Harvest Difficult


Last Updated
  • 2020-11-25 08:20:08 (Added: 2020-11-25 08:20:08)

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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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