(General AA range 4.5-7%) Aroma and bittering for Pale Ales. The most popular hop we sell and the signature hop of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale! Cascade is the great aroma hop for all American-style ales, known for its grapefruit, citrusy flavors and aromas. If you visit any brew pub and order any Pale Ale you are probably tasting Cascade hops. Occasionally used for bittering as well as flavor/aroma.
Alpha Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%
Beta Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: .64 – 1.55
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 33 – 40%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.8 – 1.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 48 - 52%
Similar Hop Varieties: Ahtanum, Amarillo, Centennial