Cascade
Cascade was developed in the USDA breeding program at Oregon State University and released as a U.S. aroma variety in 1972. It is characterized by its dark green elongated cone with an aroma that is of medium strength often described as a distinctive floral, grapefruit-like character. Cascade is the definitive hop for American craft brews.

Flavour profile

Spicy citrus fruit

Ancestry

Cross of English Fuggle with male originating from Russian variety Serebrianka

Recommended beer styles

Analytical data

Cultivation Area

US

Ancestry

Cross of English Fuggle with male originating from Russian variety Serebrianka

Alpha Acids (%)

4.5 – 7.0%

Beta Acids (%)

4.8 – 7.0 %

Alpha/Beta Ratio

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

33 – 40 % of alpha acids

Total Oils (ml/100g)

0.7 – 1.4ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

45 – 60 % of total oil

Linalool (% of whole oil)

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

3 – 6 % of total oil

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

3 – 7 % of total oil

Humulene (% of whole oil)

8 – 13 % of total oil

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio