Is a product of the USDA breeding program in Washington State. It was originally bred as a bittering hop back in 1985, but has recently been recognized as a dual-purpose hop that is well rounded and suited for many different styles. It has predominately spicy and piney characteristics that transfer through into the flavor and aroma. Chinook also contributes bright grapefruit notes that accentuate its clean bitterness.
Aroma: Herbal, Piney, Floral , and similar to cascade.
Typical Usage: Dual purpose .
Pedigree Cross of Petham Golding and USDA select male
Alpha Acids* 12.0 – 14.0 %
Beta Acids 3.0 – 4.0 %
Cohumulone 29 – 35 % of alpha acids
Total Oil 1.7 – 2.7 ml/100g
Myrcene 35 – 40 % of total oil
Humulene 18 – 23 % of total oil
Caryophyllene 9 – 11 % of total oil
Farnesene < 1 % of total oil
All hops listed are by the pound (lb.)