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%|
|Seasonal Maturity||Mid to late|
|Yield Amount||1700-2230 kg/hectare (1520-2000 lbs/acre)|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to high|
|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%|
|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|