Hop Variety – Saaz

Pedigree: A Czech landrace variety
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Very mild, with pleasant earthy, herbal and floral overtones
Alpha Acids: 2.0 – 5.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 – 8.0%
Co-Humulone: 23 – 28 % of alpha acids
Storage Stability:
Total Oil: 0.4 – 1.0 mL/100g
Myrcene: ~42% of total oil
Humulene: ~19% of total oil
Caryophyllene: ~6% of total oil
Farnesene: ~15% of total oil
Selinene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: The classic “noble” aroma hop with long and strong traditions, often associated with the renowned Pilsner Lager
Possible Substitutions: Polish Lublin, Saaz, Sterling
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian-style Ales, Lager, Lambic, Pilsner

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