(General AA range 6.5-9%) 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, citrus-y 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