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Cascade hop

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6 years 1 week ago #23 by Pebbbles
Cascade hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
The most well known American hop. Cascade hops are flowery & citrusy with a grapefruit note.

Pedigree
Open pollination of a Fuggle seedling, itself derived from crosses between Fuggle and the Russian hop Serebrianker.

Maturity Mid-Season
Yield 1600 - 2200 kg./ha or 1430 - 1960 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good to excellent
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Not seriously affected by Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus. Good crown and cone resistance to downy mildew, partly tolerant to Verticillium wilt. Prone to insects, especially Aphids.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Compact, medium sized, slightly square-shaped
Lupulin Moderate amount, yellow color; develops compact balls of Luplin in the cone; unique to Cascade
Aroma Flowery and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit note.

Alpha Acid 4.5 - 7.0% w/w
Beta Acid 4.5 - 7.0% w/w
Cohumulone 33 - 40% of alpha acids
Storageability 48 - 52% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.8 - 1.5 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 45 - 60% of whole oil
Humulene 10 - 16% of whole oil
Carophyllene 3 - 6% of whole oil
Farnesene 4 - 8 % of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Aroma variety with well-balanced bittering potential. It is the most popular hop with the craftbrewing industry. Good for dry hopping.

Possible Substitutions
Centennial, Amarillo, to a lesser extent, Columbus

Typical Beer Styles
American-Style Ales, especially Pale Ale, IPA, Porter, Barley wines; Can also be used in Witbier.

Additional Information
Released in 1972 and well-established in US industry. The first commercially accepted American-bred aroma hop.

Typical Hop Use
Dual purpose

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Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Fri 21 Sep - 16:12

My 2nd year cascade and centennial rhizomes are just starting to pop up above the soil. hopefully this year I get some to use :D

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 19 Sep - 11:53

Just received and planted 2 Fuggles hop plants in my beer garden. cheers :D

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Thu 6 Sep - 16:01

Hi Gash,just tried to post and it is coming up with "Kunena Internal Error: Please contact the site administrator to fix this issue!"Cheers

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Fri 31 Aug - 15:42

At least the Wallabies dont have to face another spanking this weekend by the NZ Allblacks.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 18 Aug - 14:58

Phil Rudd is indeed an Aussy. Always thought he was a Kiwi.So there you go. cheers :P

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