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Saphir hop

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6 years 5 months ago #161 by Pebbbles
Saphir hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
A true jewel of the noble hop family with a refined aroma & a mild flavor. Sweet & clean citrus aroma that has a hint of tangerine.

Pedigree Saphir is an aroma variety from the hop research centre in Hull

Maturity Medium early
Yield 1,750 Kg/ha
Disease/Pest Susceptibility wilt good to very good, downy mildew average to good, powdery mildew good.
Aroma this has a distinct aroma it is defined by flowery and fruity impressions.

Alpha Acid 2.0 – 4.5%
Beta Acid 4.0 – 7.0%
Cohumulone 12 - 17% of alpha acids
Storageability Average
Total Oil 0.8 – 1.4%
Myrcene 25 - 40%
Humulene 20 - 30% of whole oil
Beta Carophyllene 9 - 14%
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception beers of the variety Saphir are marked by a distinct harmonic bitterness of medium intensity. In smell the distinct aroma is defined by flowery and fruity impressions, in taste also by a hoppy tang

Typical Beer Styles: This is a relatively unknown but up and coming new breed of hop that is starting to replace the Hallertaur Mittlefrueh variety which has become more and more susceptable to diasease and pests. Shares many of the Hallertaur Mittlefrueh characteristics and with a low alpha acid content is very well suited as an aroma hop for the finest European style lagers. The Saphir is a true jewel in the noble hop family and has a refined aroma and a mild flavor. This hop is distinguished by a sweet and clean citrus aroma that has a hint of tangerine. Try this in your finest German lagers, Pilsners, Belgian White, or even an English mild ale. "

Aroma Specification On a scale of 1 to 10 : flowery 4, citrus 3, fruity 4, current like 0, sweet 2, spicy 5.

Overall impression of character on a scale to 1 of 5: mild 4, harmonious 5, lasting full 5.

Typical Hop Use Aroma

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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