Chinook

Chinook
Chinook

Pedigree

Cross between Petham Golding and a high alpha USDA male

Brewing Usage

Dual Purpose

Aroma

Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • American-style Pale Ale

Additional Information

Increasingly popular among craft brewers; released in 1985.

Storage Stability

65 - 70% of alpha remaining after 6 months

Alpha Acids

12.0 - 14.0%

Beta Acids

3.0 - 4.0%

Co-Humulone

29 - 34%

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



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