Centennial - 100g
Often referred to as super Cascade, Centennial imparts a citrus, most notably grapefruit, floral, herbal, and spicy character.
It is a popular hop amongst American craft brewers, mostly notably used by Russian River in Pliny the Elder, and The Alchemist in Heady Topper.
It is well suited to Pale Ales and IPAs.
|Characteristics||Earthy and floral with an element of citrus|
|Purpose||Bittering & Aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||9.5%-11.5%|
|Beta Acid Composition||3.5%-4.5%|
|Yield Amount||1500-1750 kg/hectare (1330-1560 lbs/acre)|
|Resistant to||Resistant to prunus necrotic ring-spot virus, downy mildew and verticillium wilt|
|Susceptible to||Susceptible to hop mosaic virus|
|Storability||Retains 60%-65% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest||Difficult|
|Total Oil Composition||1.5-2.5 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||45%-55%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||10%-18%|
|Substitutes||Chinook, Galena, Nugget, Zeus, Columbus, Cascade (US)|
|Style Guide||Extra Special Bitter, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout, India Pale Ale, Pale Ale|