Developed in 1985 Chinook is a dual purpose bittering/flavoring hop with heavy aroma; spicy, pine-resiny with grapefruit notes. Popular with both craft and major brewers thus grown by many growers as a “workhorse” hop.
Beer Styles: pale ales, lagers, IPAs, steam beer, and heavy bodied dark ales
Alpha Acids: 10-14%
Total oils 1.5-2.7%
Released in 1972, the Cascade was the first commercially accepted American-bred utility aroma/ flavoring hop with a relatively low bittering value. It is the most popular hop for craft brewing and is great for dry hopping.
Beer Styles: Pale Ales, IPA, Porters, Wheat beers. Adds citrus flavors.
Alpha acids: 4.5 – 7.0
Betas 4.5- 7%
Total oils .7-1.5%/100g