Centennial hops were referred to as super Cascade because of its similar citrus characteristics. Centennial is one of the most popular varieties in craft brewing because of it dual purpose versatility with its depth of bitterness and forward aroma. It is well suited to Pale Ales and IPAs with its high alpha content and can be used in Barley Wine and Imperial Stouts. Centennial has had its ups and downs in the commercial brewing industry but is currently experiencing a return to popularity, particularly among leading craft breweries.
- Flavor Descriptors: Floral with an element of lemon and citrus
- Alpha Acid %: 12.5 - 16%
- Total Oil %: 3.5-5.5%
Cryo Hops® utilizes the most innovative technology in cryogenic processing where whole-leaf hops are separated into concentrated lupulin and bract at extremely low temperatures to preserve the essential oils and resins. The result is an enticing LupuLN2® hop pellet that doubles the hop potency by 40-50% of traditional hop pellets for the same weight. Producing an enhanced hop flavor with juicy, resinous and fruity characteristics that is perfect for IPA beers and styles.