Cashmere was developed and released though the Washington State University USDA hop breeding program in 2013 and is a daughter of a Cascade male and a female line that includes Northern Brewer.

Flavour profile

Lime, lemon, tropical fruit


Cascade x Northern Brewer.

Recommended beer styles

Saison, Pale Ale, IPA, NEIPA, Ale, Lager.

Analytical data

Cultivation Area


Cascade x Northern Brewer.

Alpha Acids (%)

7.7 – 9.1%

Beta Acids (%)

3.5 – 4.5%

Alpha/Beta Ratio

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

Total Oils (ml/100g)

1.2 – 1.4ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

39 – 42%

Linalool (% of whole oil)

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

12 – 13%

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

Humulene (% of whole oil)

26 – 29%

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio