Cascade was part of the USDA breeding programe in Oregon and released as an aroma variety in 1972. Dark green elongated cones with a distinct medium strength aroma. Cascade is the definitive hop for American craft brews. Austrailian version has the typical Cascade aroma of grapefruit, but with a Australian tropical complexity. Sweet fruits like mango and passionfruit paired with red currants and floral notes join the citrus.
|Alpha w/w||5.3 – 6.8%|
|Beta w/w||4.2 – 5.3%|
|Cohumulone||35 - 42%|
|Farnesene (of total oil)||8 - 9%|
|Humulene (of total oil)||15 - 22%|
|Myrcene (of total oil)||35 - 50%|
|Total Oils mls/100gm||0.7 - 1.4|