Citrus, grapefruit, pine, and other American qualities really shine in Chinook.
Chinook Pellet Hops provide distinctive medium-intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit. The flavor of this hop tends to linger, leading some to dislike it and others to become die-hard fans. Used a lot in IPAs.
Alpha Acids: 12.0 - 14.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 - 4.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 3.0 - 4.67
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 29 - 34%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 - 2.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68 F): 65 - 70%
Similar Hop Varieties: Northern Brewer, Columbus, Nugget