Used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering. Storageability is fair to good. A very distinctive hop from the USA. Proved to be a good fit for Lagers and American Ales.
ORIGIN / HISTORY
USA origin. An aroma-type cultivar bred by Yakima Chief Ranches. Its name is derived from the area near Yakima where the first hop farm was established in 1869 by Charles Carpenter.
AGRONOMICS Tolerant to downy mildew and Peronospora.
Alpha Acids 5.7 – 6.3% w/w
Beta Acids 5.0 – 6.5% w/w
Cohumulone 30 – 35% of alpha acids
Total Oil 0.8 – 1.2 ml/100 g
Caryophyllene 9 – 12% of whole oil
Farnesene 0% of whole oil
Humulene 16 – 20% of whole oil
Myrcene 50 – 55% of whole oil
Possible Substitutions: Cascade, Amarillo