Sometimes called a super Cascade. Wonderful citrus, but lacking the grapefruit character of Cascade.
Selected from a cross between Brewer's Gold and a selected USDA male.
Yield 1700 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1500 - 1750 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good and neat, well-hopped down
Disease/Pest Susceptibility No visible reaction to infection with Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus. Moderately resistant to downy mildew and Verticillium wilt.
Cone-Structure Medium-sized, dense, compact cone
Lupulin Abundant, dark yellow in color
Aroma Medium intensity with floral and citrus tones
Alpha Acid 9.5 - 11.5% w/w
Beta Acid 3.5 - 4.5% w/w
Cohumulone 29 - 30% of alpha acids
Storageability 60 - 65% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.5 - 2.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 45 - 55% of whole oil
Humulene 10 - 18% of whole oil
Carophyllene 5 - 8% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Very balanced hop, sometimes called a super Cascade.
Cascade, possibly Columbus or Chinook. Analytically a blend of 70% Cascade and 30% Columbus will give similar profile.
Typical Beer Styles
All US Ale styles, has been used with US Wheat beers.
Named from the Washington State Centennial Celebration. At one time this variety was going to be destroyed for lack of interest by the world's major breweries. Today has found a very favorable following by craft-brewers.