Cashmere is versatile dual purpose US hop that brings complex aromas of citrus and tropical fruit to the front. A cross between Cascade and Northern Brewer released by Washington State University in 2013, Cashmere is a dual-purpose stunner evoking coconut, melon, tangerine, and other tropical and spicy notes alongside smooth bitterness.
Cashmere was released by Washington State University in 2013. A daughter of Cascade, it includes Northern Brewer germplasm through the male parent. The alpha acid content of Cashmere is higher than Cascade. Cashmere contains no Farnesene and twice as much Humulene as Cascade
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Cashmere really shines when used for aroma and flavor in hop-forward styles, or where the intensity of its exotic tropical notes will complement sour, fruited, or funky ales. Its respectable alpha content combined with low cohumulone lets it contribute smooth bitterness if used early in the boil.
- Tropical Fruit
Aroma & Flavour Characteristics
Complex and intensely fruity, with strong overtones of lemon, lime, peach, and melon. Secondary notes of coconut, lemongrass, candy, and herbs can show through in whirlpool or dry hop additions.
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Brewing Value Certificate
- Crop Year: 2020 Batch: I-00891-I Alpha Acid 9.2% Beta Acid 5.7% HSI 0.260 Total Oil 1.0 mL/100g ON SPECIAL PRICE!
- Crop 2021: Batch I-11239-1 7.8% Alpha Acid 7.9% Moisture
Typical Brewing Specification
General Trade Perception
It looks like the very exotic and tropical Cashmere will be the next variety to take over IPAs (move aside, Mosaic) [Draft Mag, Apr 2014] (Ed. or maybe not why don't you brew with and decide and give us your review and view on Cashmere.)
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