Cascade Leaf Hops

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A dual purpose American hop with an alpha acid percentage ranging from 4.5-7%. The flavor and aroma are famously citrus-like (particularly ruby red grapefruit) with prominent floral tones. Cascade is the classic finishing hop for pale ales, IPAs, stouts, blonde ales, and wheat ales.

Pedigree
Open pollination of a Fuggle seedling, derived from Fuggle and Serebrianka

Brewing Usage
Aroma

Aroma
Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones

Possible Substitutions
Ahtanum
Amarillo®
Centennial

Typical Beer Styles
American-style Pale Ale

Additional Information
First commercial hop from the USDA-ARS breeding program; bred in 1956 and released in 1972

Alpha Acids
4.5 - 7.0%

Beta Acids
4.5 - 7.0%

Co-Humulone
33 - 40%

Total Oil
0.8 - 1.5 mL / 100g

Myrcene
45 - 60% of total oil

Humulene
10 - 16% of total oil

Caryophyllene
3 - 6% of total oil

Farnesene
4 - 8% of total oil

General Trade Perception
An aroma variety with well-balanced bittering potential, good for dry hopping

All hop packages are nitrogen flushed to preserve freshness.  2 ounce packages are packed in house.