Centennial Hops USA
Bred in 1974 and released by Washington State University in 1990, Centennial is an aroma-type cultivar that has found favor as one of the most popular varieties in craft brewing. It is often referred to as a super-Cascade (containing nearly double the alpha content) and can be used for bittering purposes. Centennial is a diploid cross between Brewer's Gold and a USDA male.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lemon and floral.
|Alpha Acid||7 - 12%|
|Beta Acid||3.5 - 5.5%|
|Co-humulone||23 - 27%|
|Total Oil||1 - 3mL/100g|
|B-Pinene||0.8 - 1% of total oil|
|Myrcene||55 - 65% of total oil|
|Linalool||0.6 - 0.9% of total oil|
|Caryophyllene||5 - 7% of total oil|
|Farnesene||< 1% of total oil|
10 - 20% of total oil
1.2 - 1.8% of total oil