Chinook - 100g

Chinook hops feature a piney spicy aroma with robust citrus grapefruit flavours. 

It works well at any stage of the boil and in the dry hop and works particularly well in American Pale Ales (APA) and IPA's, but can be used in many styles. 

Chinook feature in Stone’s Arrogant Bastard and in addition to Cascade and Centennial in Sierra Nevada’s Celebration Ale – a beer famous for its piney, citrusy character.

Characteristics Bouquet of pine and spice
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 12%-14%
Beta Acid Composition 3%-4%
Co-Humulone Composition 29%-34%
Country
Cone Size Medium
Cone Density Compact
Seasonal Maturity Mid to late
Yield Amount 1700-2230 kg/hectare (1520-2000 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 68%-70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Total Oil Composition 1.5-2.7 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 35%-40%
Humulene Oil Composition 18%-25%
Caryophyllene Oil 9%-11%
Farnesene Oil 0%-1%
Substitutes Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion, Columbus, Northern Brewer, Target
Style Guide Winter Ale, Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Lager, Barley Wine, American Lager, American Ale