Chinook Hop Plant

Chinook Hop Description

Chinook was developed by the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Washington State and released in 1985 as a high alpha variety. It has a highly acceptable beer aroma profile with smooth bitterness and full flavor.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids 12-14%
Beta: 3-4%
Yield #’s / acre 1,700 – 2,100

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone  29-34%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid to late

Growth Rate: Moderate to High

Cone Size: Medium
Cone Density: Compact

Sidearm Length: 24-40’

Resistant to:  Moderately to Downy Mildew
Susceptible to:  

Style Guide: Winter Ale, Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Lager, Barley Wine, IPA’s

Aroma: Citrus, Spicy, Pine

Substitutes: Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion, Columbus, Northern Brewer, Target


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