Boasts an alpha acid rating of 9.5%-11.5%. Similar to Cascade, however it is lighter on the citrus aromas.
Centennial works undoubtedly well in Pale Ales and India Pale Ales, where some bottom line bitterness is needed with the top end aroma.
The floral flavor and aroma of this variety is evident in many commercial beers.
Pedigree: Derived from 3/4 Brewer's Gold and contributions of Fuggle, East Kent Golding and others
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Medium intensity floral and citrus (lemon) tones
Typical Beer Styles: American-style Pale Ale and IPAs
Additional Information: Bred in 1974 and released in 1990
Storage Stability: 60 - 65% alpha remaining after 6 months
All Michigan hops are grown and processed in Michigan from Michigan Hop Alliance.