Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 20-30%, Humulene: 18-25%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Chinook

Use in brewing

Dual purpose hop.
A high alpha acid hop with a very unusual aroma profile. Chinook has a very strong grapefruit character in both the rub of the hop and in the beer. Ideal for one-off and seasonal specials

Substitutions

Northern Brewery, First Gold, Perle

Origin/History

Developed from a cross between a Petham Golding and a US selected male with high alpha acids. Released in 1985 and becoming increasingly more popular.

Agronomics

Maturing mid to late season. The cones are long, medium compact with outward turning petals. Tolerant to infection with Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus, moderately tolerant to Downy Mildew. Not excessively sensitive to insects.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Good