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American Hops
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: 100g

Chinook hops are a very distinctive dual-purpose American hop which is widely used in Ales for both bittering, aroma and flavour.

The variety is a cross between Petham Golding and a USDA male and features a pine-like, medium intensity spicy bouquet with subtle notes of grapefruit. Used as both bittering and aroma hops, Chinook hops are suitable for any stage of the boil.

Some consider the bittering quality of this hop to be a bit rough because it has a lingering quality. On the other hand, some brewers love the spicy unique flavour and aroma Chinook creates.

Chinook hops are commonly used in West Coast style IPAs but they’re not only a natural for American-style Pale Ales and IPAs, but they also find their way into seasonal Ales, Barley Wine and some Porters and Stouts.




Pine, Spice, Citrus


Bittering and Aroma

Alpha Acid Composition

12% - 14%

Beta Acid Composition

3% - 4%

Alpha-Beta Ratio

3.0 – 4.67

Co-Humulone Composition

29% - 34%

Total Oils (per 100g)

1.5 – 2.7ml/100g

Country of Origin



Winter Ale, Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Lager, Barley Wine, American Lager, American Ale

Replacement For

Gelena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion, Columbus, Northern Brewer, Target

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