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Chinook Hops

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 

 

Chinook Acids

  • Alpha Acids: 10-14%

  • Betas 3-4%

  • Cohumulone 29-34%

  • Total oils 1.5-2.7%

  • Myrcene 35-40%

  • Humulene 18-25%

  • Caryophyllene 9-11% 

 
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Cascade Hops

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. 

Cascade Acids

  • Alpha acids: 4.5 – 7.0

  • Betas 4.5- 7%

  • Cohumulone 33-40%

  • Total oils .7-1.5%/100g

  • Myrcene 45-60%

  • Humulene 8-16%