Cascade Hops

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Hop Qualities

Cascade Hops Flavor

Very successful and well-established American aroma hop developed by Oregon State University's breeding program in 1956 from Fuggle and Serebrianker (a Russian variety), but not released for cultivation until 1972. It has a flowery and spicy, citrus-like quality with a slight grapefruit characteristic. One of the "Three Cs" along with Centennial and Columbus. Substitutes: Centennial and Columbus (but they have a higher Alpha Acid content).(Reference)
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Hop Growers of America Information

Cascade is an aroma hop that was developed by the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon and released in 1972. It has a medium strength aroma that provides a unique floral/spicy character with well balanced bittering potential. It is the most popular hop with the U.S. craft brewing industry.
Commercial Examples:
Pale Ales, IPAs, Porters
Acid Range (Alpha %)
4.5–7% 4.5–7%
Beta Range
4.8–7%
Cohumulone
37–40% of alpha acids
Total Oils
0.7–1.4 Mls. per 100 grams dried hops
Myrcene
45–60% of total oils
Caryophyllene
3.5–5.5% of total oils
Humulene
8–13% of total oils
Farnesene
3–7% of total oils
Possible Substitutions

Product Tags: • CitrusFloweryGrapefruitSpicy

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