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Saphir hop

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5 years 11 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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Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Fri 21 Sep - 16:12

My 2nd year cascade and centennial rhizomes are just starting to pop up above the soil. hopefully this year I get some to use :D

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 19 Sep - 11:53

Just received and planted 2 Fuggles hop plants in my beer garden. cheers :D

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Hi Gash,just tried to post and it is coming up with "Kunena Internal Error: Please contact the site administrator to fix this issue!"Cheers

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Fri 31 Aug - 15:42

At least the Wallabies dont have to face another spanking this weekend by the NZ Allblacks.

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Phil Rudd is indeed an Aussy. Always thought he was a Kiwi.So there you go. cheers :P

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