BC Hop Co.’s proprietary hop, Lumberjack, aroma can be described as predominately bitter with notes of melon, sweet citrus, and spices like clove and allspice. A slight earthiness softens this hop, producing a pleasant mouth-feel in the beer.
This hard to find 2013 release by the University of Washington is a great dual-purpose hop, Cashmere is known to provide notes of lemon, lime and melon, while exhibiting a smooth bitterness. It is also mildly aromatic with a subtle herbal bouquet.
The large cones and distinctive aroma of Chinook make it instantly recognizable. Considered to be one of the classic dual-purpose hops used in craft beer, Chinook offers a robust pine-like, spicy aroma with distinctive citrus-like flavours.
This sought after variety may grow the lowest production per acre, but its familiar citric characteristic, make it in high demand. Often referred to as Super Cascade Centennial demonstrates a versatility with its depth of bitterness and forward aroma.