50g Cascade Hop Pellets
Cascade is a classic hop variety that was first released in the 1970s. It’s one of the most widely used hops in American craft brewing and is known for its distinctive citrusy and floral character.
Alpha Acid: 13%
Crop Year: 2022
Cascade hops are an American hop variety that has become a staple in the brewing industry. They’re highly aromatic and have a unique flavor profile that can be used in a wide range of beer styles.
Cascade hops have a distinctive citrusy and floral character that’s often described as grapefruit or lemon zest. They also have some spicy, earthy, and piney notes that can add complexity to beers. Cascade hops can add a bold, refreshing, and slightly bitter character to beers, and are well-suited to hop-forward styles.
Cascade hops have a strong and distinctive aroma that’s dominated by citrusy and floral notes, with hints of grapefruit, lemon, and sometimes even some tropical fruit. They also have some spicy, earthy, and piney notes that can add complexity to beers. The aroma of Cascade hops is one of their most distinctive and appealing qualities, and can be a major selling point for beers made with them.
Beer Style Suggestions:
Cascade hops are highly versatile and can be used in a wide range of beer styles. They’re particularly well-suited to American-style IPAs, pale ales, and wheat beers. They can also be used in other styles like porters, stouts, and Belgian-style ales. Cascade hops can add a bold, refreshing, and slightly bitter character to any beer, and are especially well-suited to beers that are meant to be enjoyed on a hot summer day.
While there are no direct substitutes for Cascade hops, there are several other hop varieties that can be used in their place. Some good options include Centennial, Amarillo, and Chinook hops, all of which have similar citrusy and floral notes. Citra and Simcoe hops can also be used as substitutes in some cases, although they have a slightly different flavor profile. Ultimately, the best substitute for Cascade hops will depend on the specific recipe and the desired flavor profile.
Cascade American Amber Ale
This American Amber Ale has a rich malty backbone with a hoppy twist. The Cascade hops provide a citrusy and floral aroma and flavor that complements the caramel and biscuit notes of the specialty malts.
Estimated ABV: 6.0%
Final Volume: 23L
Original Gravity: 1.060
Final Gravity: 1.014
Colour: 15 SRM
GRAIN – MASH @ 67c
4.5 kg Maris Otter Pale Malt
0.5 kg Munich Malt
0.5 kg Crystal 60L Malt
0.25 kg Victory Malt
40 g Cascade hops at 60 minutes
20 g Cascade hops at 15 minutes
20 g Cascade hops at flameout
60 g Cascade hops for dry hopping
YEAST – FERMENT @ 19c
Fermentis SafAle US-05 or Lallemand BRY-97
Note: This recipe assumes a batch size of 23L and a brewhouse efficiency of 70%. Adjust the amount of hops and grains accordingly if your equipment or efficiency is different.