Originating from the USDA-ARA breeding program, Cascade is an aroma-type cultivar bred in 1956 and released in 1972. It was developed by open pollination of a Fuggle seedling. Cascade is the most popular variety in craft brewing and is known for having a unique floral, spicy and citrus character with balanced bittering potential.
Aroma: Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Alpha Acid5.5 - 9%
Beta Acid6 - 7.5%
Co-humulone30 - 35%
Total Oil0.8 - 2.5 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
Myrcene45 - 60% of total oil
Linalool0.3 - 0.6% of total oil
Caryophyllene5 - 9% of total oil
Farnesene6 - 9% of total oil
Humulene14 - 20% of total oil
Geraniol0.2 - 0.2% of total oil
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