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
Northern Brewer, First Gold, Perle
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.
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.
- Country: USA
- Cohumulone: 29-35
- Alpha Acid: 11-15%
- Characteristics: Citrus, Grapefruit, Pine
- Flavour intensity: 9