Saaz (Czech) Leaf Hops, 1 oz

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A Czech Republic aroma hop with a low alpha acid percentage (3-6%). It provides a soft spicy and herbal aroma with vivid woodsy, earthy, and dark floral character. Useful in wheat beers, pilsners, and Belgian style ales.

Pedigree
A Czech landrace variety

Brewing Usage
Aroma

Aroma
Very mild, with pleasant earthy, herbal and floral overtones

Possible Substitutions
Saaz
Sterling
Polish Lublin

Typical Beer Styles
Lager

Additional Information
Bred by Hop Products Australia in 1997 at Bushy Park Breeding Garden

Alpha Acids
2.0 - 5.0%

Beta Acids
7.0 - 8.0%

Co-Humulone
23 - 28%

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

General Trade Perception
The classic "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions, associated with the renowned pilsner lager

All hop packages are nitrogen flushed to preserve freshness.