Cascade is an aroma hop that was developed by the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon and released in 1972. It has a medium strength aroma that provides a unique floral/spicy character with well balanced bittering potential. It is the most popular hop with the U.S. craft brewing industry.


Vital Statistics:

Alpha Acids 4.5 – 7.0%

Cohumulone (% of alpha acids) 33 – 40%

Possible Substitutes: Amarillo, Cenntenial

Commercial Examples of Beer that feature Centennial Hops:  Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

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