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.
Country of Origin: United States
Aroma Profile: Floral, Lemon, Orange, Tropical, Woody
Beer Styles: IPA, Amber Ale, Pale Ale
Alpha Acid: 8.5–12%
Beta Acid: 3.5–5.5%
Total Oil: 1–3 ml/100g