Saaz (Czech)


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2016 Harvest year




Czech Saaz, the classic "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions, associated with the renowned pilsner lager.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mild with pleasant earthy, herbal and floral overtones.

Possible substitutions include Sladek, Lublin, Sterling, Ultra, Vangaurd
Alpha Acid 2.5 - 4.5%
Beta Acid 4 - 6%
Co-humulone 23 - 26%
Total Oil 0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g
B-Pinene 0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
Myrcene 26 - 40% of total oil
Linalool 0.4 - 0.6% of total oil
Caryophyllene 6 - 9% of total oil
Farnesene 14 - 20% of total oil
Humulene 15 - 30% of total oil
Geraniol 0 - 2% of total oil