Origin: Oregon, USA. The granddaddy of American craft brewing hops, Cascade was bred in 1956 through a USDA program and first released in 1972. Its ancestry includes English Fuggle and Russian Serebrianka.
Usage: The classic finishing hop for countless craft ales, Cascade’s unmistakable character is right at
home in pale ales, blondes, wheats, IPAs, stouts, porters … pretty much any American craft style. Can serve as a soloist in single-hop formulations.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Famously citrus-like (particularly ruby red grapefruit) with prominent floral tones. Medium intensity.
Alpha Acid Range: 4.5 -7.0%
Beta Acid Range: 4.8 – 7.0%
Co-Humulone as % of alpha: 33 – 40
Total oils mL/100 gr.: 0.7 – 1.4
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