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Czech Saaz hop

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6 years 2 months ago #31 by Pebbbles
Czech Saaz hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Traditional noble hop, with a delicate earthy spicyness. The first choice for Czech-style Pilsners and light Lagers.

Pedigree
Czech aroma landrace variety selected in the area of the same name.

Maturity Various maturities in different clonal selections
Yield 900 - 1500 kg./ha. Or 800 - 1350 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Some clones quite vigorous, others weak
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Susceptible to downy and powdery mildew. Not tolerant to hop wilt. Shows increased productivity when freed of viruses.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Tendency to cone shatter if handled roughly
Cone-Structure Smallish, light cone
Lupulin Not abundant, pale yellow color

Aroma Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes
Alpha Acid 3 - 4.5% w/w
Beta Acid 3 - 4.5% w/w
Cohumulone 24 - 28% of alpha acids
Storageability 45 - 55% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.4 - 0.7 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 20 - 25% of whole oil
Humulene 40 - 45% of whole oil
Carophyllene 10 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene 11 - 15% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
The classical "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions. Associated with the renowned Pilsner lager.

Possible Substitutions
US Saaz, Polish Lublin, US Sterling

Typical Beer Styles
Pilsner, Lagers, Belgian-Style Ales, Lambic, sometimes Bitter

Additional Information
By far the predominant Czech variety and clones of it are grown in Poland and the Ukraine.

Typical Hop Use
Aroma

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