Hop: Cashmere


Cashmere were developed by Washington State University with lineage from crossing Cascade and Northern Brewer, it was first released in 2013.

Cashmere really shines as an aroma and flavor hop in hop-forward beers. The exotic tropical intensity complements sour, fruit and funky ales as well.

General Information

Profile Strong overtones of fruit, lemon, lime, peach, and melon. As a whirlpool addition brings out coconut, lemongrass, candy, and herbs.
Country United States
Substitutes Amarillo®, Cascade, Northern Brewer
Pairs with Azacca, Centennial, Citra®, Mosaic®
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1800 - 2000 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 75% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Pale Ale, IPA, Saison, Wild Ale
Susceptible Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew, and Drippy Stem Blight.


Alpha Acid 6.9 - 10.1%
Beta Acid 3.5 - 7.1%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 24.0%


Total Oil 0.5 - 1.8 ml/100g
Myrcene 39.0 - 42.0%
Humulene 26.0 - 29.0%
Caryophyllene 12.0 - 13.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Middle to Middle-Late

Cashmere Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-11-18 12:03:40 (Added: 2020-11-18 12:03:40)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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