This variety was created and released by the U.S.D.A in 1972. It is characterized as a medium strength aroma of unique floral/spicy with a bittering potential. Cascade is the most used variety by American craft brews.
Pedigree: Open pollination of a Fuggle seedling, derived from Fuggle and Serebrianka
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Medium intensity, floral, cirtus and grapefruit
Alpha Acids %: 4.5-7.0
Beta Acids %: 4.5-7.0
Co-Humolone: 33-40% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.8-1.5 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: An aroma variety with well-balanced bittering potential. Good for dry hopping.
Possible Substitutions: Ahtanum™, Amarillo®, Centennial
Typical Beer Styles: All US-Style Ales, IPA, Porter, Barley Wines, Witbier
*All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.