Chinook

Pedigree: Cross between Petham Golding and a high alpha USDA male
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Distinct, medium intense spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit
Alpha Acids: 12.0 – 14.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 4.0%
Co-Humulone: 29 – 34% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: 65 – 70% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 1.5 – 2.5 mL/100g
Myrcene: 35 – 40% of total oil
Humulene: 20 – 25% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 11% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: A high alpha hop with acceptable aroma
Possible Substitutions: Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget
Typical Beer Styles: American-style Ales, Barley Wine, IPA, Lager,
Pale Ale, Porter, Stout
Additional Information: Increasingly popular among craft brewers; released in 1985