Hop Plant Variety: Cascade

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.


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


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