Hop Pellets, Domestic, Chinook 8 oz
Developed by the USDA breeding program in Washington State and released in 1985 as a high alpha bittering variety, Chinook is a cross between Petham Golding and a USDA male. In recent years, it has found favor as a dual purpose hop in the craft brewing community as a result of its spice and pine aroma characteristics.
- Region: United States
- Alpha: 11.5 - 15%
- Beta: 3 - 4%
- Co-H: 27 - 31% of alpha acids
- Total Oil: 1 - 2.5 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, spice, and pine.