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Cascade

Hop Description

Bred by the USDA in Oregon, named for the Northwest mountain range, and released in 1972, Cascade has become America’s superstar, the most widely used variety in the IPA-obsessed craft beer industry. Cascade’s floral and citrus aromas and flavors harmonize with moderate bitterness.

Aroma Profile

Floral, Citrus

  • Brewing Values

  • Aromas

Alpha 4.5 - 7 %

Beta 5 - 7 %

Total Oil 0.7 - 1.4 ml/100g

Cohumulone 30 - 35 %

Myrcene 45 - 60 %

Humulene 8 - 20 %

Caryophyline 3 - 9 %

Farnesene 3-9%

Storage Fair

ALPHA

BETA

TOTAL OIL (ml/100g)

Cheesy/Sweaty 0

Pungent/Dank 0

Woody/Tobacco 0

Catty 0

Herbal/Earthy 3

Grassy 0

Onion/Garlic 0

Spicy 2

Berry 0

Piney/Resinous 0

Tropical/Fruit 2

Floral 1

Citrus 2

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Beta

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