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Old 08-30-2010, 02:28 PM   #1
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Where did the name come from? I know they were produced in Washington and how to brew with them, but I'm just curious about the name.

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Old 08-30-2010, 03:49 PM   #2
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Hmmm I think they are a proprietary strain so we can't get plants, I imagine the guy who bred them just came up with a name.

Could always call Virgil Gamache Farms and ask them
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Old 08-31-2010, 01:48 AM   #3
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Amarillo is Spanish for "yellow." Lupulin is yellow. I dunno.

Also, if my line of reasoning is correct, it's "ahh-mah-ree-oh" and not "am-uh-rill-oh"

Reason: Pondering pronounciation.

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