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|alphaAcids=6.0%
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|storage=50%
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|origin=USA
|bittering=Yes
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|noble=No
|flavour=Yes
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|uses=bittering or aroma
|aroma=Yes
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|styles=American ales, especially American Pale Ales
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|substitutions=[[Centennial]], [[Galena]], [[Eroica]], [[Nugget]], [[Bullion]]
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|alpha=5.5-7
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|beta=4.5-7
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|cohumulone=33-40
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|myrcene:45-60
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|humulene:13
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|carophyllene:4.5
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|farnesene:6
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|storage=50
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|yield=very high
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|harvest=early
 
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; Flavour : Grapefruit and floral
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; Styles : American Pale Ale
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Cascade was created in the United States as an open-pollinated cross between [[Fuggle]] and [[Serebrianker]].  Its instantly recognizable grapefruit, floral aroma is characteristic of many American ales.
; Substitutions : [[Galena]], [[Eroica]], [[Nugget]], [[Bullion]]
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Cascade is also one of the easiest hop varieties to grow; it can grow well under less than ideal conditions or in short growing seasons, and unlike most varieties, if started from a good rhizome a Cascade can produce a good crop even in its first growing season.

Revision as of 18:22, 12 August 2007

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering or aroma
Beer styles: American ales, especially American Pale Ales
Substitutions: Centennial, Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 5.5-7 %
Beta Acids: 4.5-7 %
Cohumulone: 33-40 %
Myrcene: - %
Humulene: - %
Caryophyllene: - %
Farnesene: - %
Total Oil: - %
Storage

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

50 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: very high
Harvest: early


Cascade was created in the United States as an open-pollinated cross between Fuggle and Serebrianker. Its instantly recognizable grapefruit, floral aroma is characteristic of many American ales.

Cascade is also one of the easiest hop varieties to grow; it can grow well under less than ideal conditions or in short growing seasons, and unlike most varieties, if started from a good rhizome a Cascade can produce a good crop even in its first growing season.