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