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Palisade Hop United States of America Hop

Palisade Hop

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Purpose:Dual
Country:United States of America (USA)
International Code:PAL
Cultivar/Brand ID:YCR 4
Ownership:® Yakima Chief Ranches

Purchase Palisade Hops

Palisade 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 Palisade Hops

Bred by Yakima Chief Ranch via open pollination

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Palisade Hops

Palisade is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.

Specific aroma descriptors include apricot, grass and clean floral characteristics

#orange  #yogurt  #honey  #passionfruit  #apricot  #floral  #clean  



Brewing Values for Palisade Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Palisade 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.
5.5-9.5%
7.5% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.6-8%
7% avg
Alpha-Beta RatioThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades during aging. 1:1 ratios are common in aroma varieties.1:1 - 2:1
1:1 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.24-29%
26.5% 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 »1.4-1.6 mL
1.5mL avg

Hop Pairings with Palisade Hops

Some hops just taste better together. We recently analyzed [1] hundreds of the most popular beers to find which hops are commonly paired together. We found that Simcoe hops are commonly used alongside the Palisade hop. This is not a complete list, but should give you a good idea of what hops are commonly used together.

Here is the relative frequency of the top 1 hops that are used with Palisade:



Beer Styles using Palisade Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Palisade hop include American IPA, Saison, Wheat & Brett.

Palisade Hop Substitutions

If the Palisade 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:

Is Palisade available as Cryo/Lupulin powder?

Yes! There is a version of the Palisade hop in lupulin powder form. Palisade lupulin powder is suggested to be used at about half the amount as you'd normally use with pellets. The Cryo/LupuLN2 (Yakima Chief Hops) and Lupomax (Haas) products are pure concentrated lupulin powder, which add big 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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