Hop Plant Variety: Centennial

Centennial is an aroma variety that was released in 1990. It was derived from three-quarters Brewer’s Gold with minor contributions from Fuggle, East Kent Golding and others. It is among the most popular varieties for U.S. craft brewers and is sometimes referred to as a super Cascade.


Alpha Acids: 9.5-11%

Beta: 3.5-4.5%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,500 – 1,750

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone:  28-30%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid

Growth Rate: Moderate

Cone Size: Medium

Cone Density: Compact

Sidearm Length: 12-30”

Resistant to:  Moderately to Downy mildew

Susceptible to: 

Style Guide: Extra Special Bitter, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout, Pale Ale

Aroma: Floral, Citrus

Substitutes: Chinook, Galena, Nugget, Zeus, Columbus, Cascade


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