Saaz (CZ)

The classical "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions. Associated with the renowned Pilsner Lager.


The predominant Czech variety

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Pedigree: Czech aroma landrace variety
Aroma: Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Pilsner, Lagers, Belgian-Style Ales, Lambic

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Aroma
Alpha Acid 2 - 5%
Beta Acid 7 - 8%
Co-humulone 23 - 28%
Total Oil 0.4 - 1 mL/100g

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