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Cascade Characteristics

The resultant aroma is of medium strength and very distinct. It has a pleasant, flowery and spicy and citrus-like quality with a slight grapefruit characteristic. The hop is good for both flavor and aroma uses. It can also be used for bittering effectively, and can be used to make any ales  and indeed is characteristic of American Pale ales used in some Lagers

Cascade Acid and oils

  • Alpha Acid 5.5 - 9%

  • Beta Acid 6 - 7.5%

  • Co-humulone 30 - 35%

  • Total Oil 0.8 - 2.5 mL/100g

  • B-Pinene 0.5 - 0.8% 

  • Myrcene 45 - 60% 

  • Linalool 0.3 - 0.6% 

  • Caryophyllene 5 - 9% 

  • Farnesene 6 - 9% 

  • Humulene 14 - 20% 

  • Geraniol 0.2 - 0.2% 

 
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Chinook Characteristics

Chinook hops has a strong and distinctive pine-like aroma and flavor that is not common among other varieties. They are also somewhat spicy with a mild fruitiness similar to that of other Northwest hops (Cascade, Columbus, Centennial), though definitely not as strong.

Chinook Acids and Oils

  • Alpha Acid 11.5 - 15%

  • Beta Acid 3 - 4%

  • Co-humulone 27 - 31%

  • Total Oil 1 - 2.5 mL/100g

  • B-Pinene 0.3 - 0.5% 

  • Myrcene 20 - 30% 

  • Linalool 0.3 - 0.5% 

  • Caryophyllene 9 - 11% 

  • Farnesene < 1.0% 

  • Humulene 18 - 24% 

  • Geraniol 0.7 - 1%