Developed by Washington State University and released in 2013, Cashmere is the result of a marriage of Cascade and Northern Brewer. Fortuitously, it features alpha acids higher than that of Cascade.

A good dual-purpose hop, Cashmere showcases flavors lemon, lime and melon, exhibits a smooth bitterness and is mildly aromatic with a subtle herbal bouquet.

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Also Known As
Characteristics Smooth bitterness, herbal aroma, flavors of lemon, lime and melon
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 7.7%-9.1%
Beta Acid Composition 3.3%-7.1%
Co-Humulone Composition 22%-24%
Country US
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity
Yield Amount
Growth Rate
Resistant to
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 75% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.2-1.4 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 39%-42%
Humulene Oil Composition 26%-29%
Caryophyllene Oil 12%-13%
Farnesene Oil <1%
Style Guide Saison

Where to Buy Cashmere Hops

As a listing requirement, all suppliers below ship nationally to their respective countries.

Michigan Hop Alliance (USA)

BeerCo (Australia)

Northwest Hop Farms (Canada)
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