Contains moderate alpha acid content ranging from 4.5% to 7%.
The workhorse of hops in beers it is a dual purpose hop, but its strength is in the aroma.
The aroma of Cascade also comes with citrus, sometimes compared to grapefruit more often in Michigan produced hops.
This no doubt comes from the higher levels of myrcene.
Pedigree: Open pollination of a Fuggle seedling, derived from Fuggle and Serebrianka
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Typical Beer Styles: American-style Pale Ale
Additional Information: First commercial hop from the USDA-ARS breeding program; bred in 1956 and realeased in 1972
Storage Stability: 48 - 52% alpha remaining after 6 months
All Michigan hops are grown and processed in Michigan from the Michigan Hop Alliance