The classic American Cascade hops are what got people interested in hop in the first place. Now sought out throughout the world, Cascade hops have a citrus and specific grapefruit flavor. These dual purpose hops can be used for bittering, at the end of the boil, or the fermenter. It is used in many craft brewed pale ales, but perhaps most famously in Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale. Cascade Hops are a good go to in all kinds of American style ales.

Alpha Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%

Beta Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%

Alpha-Beta Ratio: .64-1.55

Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 33-40%

Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.8 - 1.5

Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 48 - 52%

Similar Hop Varieties: Ahtanum, Centennial, AMARILLO® hops

Beer styles: American Pale Ale, American Porter, India Pale Ale, Blonde Ale

Storability: Poor

Origin: American

Flavor and Aroma: Floral, Citrus

Alpha Acids: Low

Use: Aroma/Flavor

Total Oil Content: Low