Saaz (US)

Pedigree: US equivalent of the long-standing Czech variety
Brewing Usage:
Aroma: Mild spice and earth tones
Alpha Acids: 3.0 – 4.5%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 4.5%
Co-Humulone: 24 – 28% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: 45 – 55% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 0.5 – 1.0 mL/100g
Myrcene: 25 – 30% of total oil
Humulene: 35 – 40% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 11% of total oil
Farnesene: 9 – 13% of total oil
General Trade Perception: Features a classic noble aroma that is famously used in Pilsners
Possible Substitutions: Czech Saaz, Polish Lublin, Sterling
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian-style Ales, Lager, Pilsner, Wheat
Additional Information: High ambient temperatures can have an adverse effect on yields