Developed by the USDA breeding program and released in 1985 as a high-alpha variety, Chinook eventually found traction among craft brewers as a unique aroma and flavor hop. Its ancestry includes Petham Golding and USDA 63012. Thanks to its high alpha content and moderate cohumulone, Chinook delivers potent, smooth bitterness. The flavor and aroma are pungent, with suggestions of mountain pine and resin (especially as a dry hop) and notes of citrus and fragrant dried herb in the background.
|Alpha Acid:||11 - 14%|
|Similar Varieties:||Galena, Nugget, CTZ, Citra®|
|Common Styles:||American style Pale Ale, IPA, American Lager|
Hop Storage Policy
To preserve freshness, all of our hops are stored frozen in nitrogen flushed; oxygen and light barrier foil packages. Hops lot codes are available on request.
Hop vendor and package printing may vary depending on market availability.
Some 1lb hops are stored in our off-site freezer facility. You can confirm the hops are in store and ready for pickup by placing an in store pickup order and waiting for a ready pickup confirmation. In store pickup orders placed by 2:00 PM are ready for pickup after 3:00 PM.