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Pacific Crest Hop United States of America Hop

Pacific Crest Hop

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Purpose:Aroma
Country:United States of America (USA)
Cultivar/Brand ID:TRI2302 BLEND
Ownership:™ Yakima Chief Hops

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Purchase Pacific Crest Hops

Pacific Crest hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Amazon.com. Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.

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Origin of Pacific Crest Hops

This is a proprietary blend of hops

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Pacific Crest Hops

Pacific Crest is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

This blend connects the classic noble varieties with an American influence. Bringing together grassy, earthy and tobacco characteristics with mild floral, spicy, herbal and pine. The Pacific Crest Blend is a specifically formulated hop blend that targets the hallmark profiles and terpene ratios of noble varieties.

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Brewing Values for Pacific Crest Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Pacific Crest hops over the years. Each year's crop can yield hops that have slightly different qualities, so these number ranges are based on history.

Alpha Acid % (AA)
Alpha acids are the main source of bitterness in beer. Longer boil times will result in isomerization of more alpha acids leading to increased bitterness.
3.9%
3.9% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.3.0%
3% avg
Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.27%
27% avg
Total Oils (mL/100g)These highly volatile, not very soluble oils are easily boiled off, but add flavor and aroma to the finished beer when added very late in the boil or during fermentation. Learn more »0.5 mL
0.5mL avg

Beer Styles using Pacific Crest Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Pacific Crest hop include Pilsner, Lager, Blonde Ale & Pale Ale.

Pacific Crest Hop Substitutions

If the Pacific Crest hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with one of these other hops for a similar outcome:

New! Use our data-driven hop substitute tool to find your Pacific Crest substitution!

Is Pacific Crest available as Cryo/Lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Pacific Crest hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2) nor Haas (Lupomax) have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. This new type of hop product is pure concentrated lupulin powder, which leads to more flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.


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References:
  1. https://beermaverick.com/the-most-common-hops-used-in-ipas/
  2. https://beermaverick.com/analyzing-the-usa-hop-production-statistics-of-2019/

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