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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA (USDA)
Noble: No
Uses: aroma
Beer styles: European lager
Substitutions: Tettnang Tettnanger, Spalt Spalter
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 5-7 %
Beta Acids: 6-8.5 %
Cohumulone: 20-24 %
Myrcene: 27-45 %
Humulene: 20-26 %
Caryophyllene: 5-8 %
Farnesene: 13-16 %
Total Oil: 1.3-1.7 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

40-50 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: medium
Harvest: early to midseason

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

A triploid American aroma hop created from a diploid Tettnanger and a tetraploid Hallertauer, Santiam was released in 1998. It is considered an excellent aroma hop with some Tettnanger-like noble character.