Cascade is one of the most popular hops out there for its true dual purpose brewing applications. Moderate bittering power is balanced by a fruity, citrus aroma with a little spice. Used in many craft and commercial Pale Ales, Cascade is famously used in Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale. You cannot go wrong using Cascade in all kinds of American style ales.
Alpha Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%
Beta Acids: 4.5 – 7.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: .64 – 1.55
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 33 – 40%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.8 – 1.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 48 - 52%
Similar Hop Varieties: Ahtanum, Amarillo, Centennial