Cascade Hop Description

Cascade is an aroma hop that was developed by the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon and released in 1972. It has a medium strength aroma that provides a unique floral/spicy character with well balanced bittering potential. Cascade is the most popular hop with the U.S. craft brewing industry.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids 4.5-7%
Beta Acids 4.8-7.0%
Yield #’s / acre 1,600 – 2,000

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone  33 – 40%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid

Growth Rate: Moderate to High

Cone Size: Medium
Cone Density: Compact

Sidearm Length: 20 to 30″

Resistant to:  Some to Downy Mildew
Susceptible to: 

Style Guide: Barley wine, American pale ale, Ale, Lager

Aroma: Fruity, Citrus, Floral

Substitutes: Centennial, Amarillo, Columbus, Antanum


If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus