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Saaz (CZ)

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Traditional Czech Saaz hops are most commonly chosen for aromatic additions to Pilsners and Lagers, but also work well in Light Ales and Belgians. Though alpha acids are low, they are used for both bittering and an aroma of pleasant earthy, herbal and floral notes.

You can finish just about any Lager recipe with this versatile hop. Even though it has a low alpha-acid content you will find many traditional recipes using this hop for both bittering and for flavor/aroma additions.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 2.0 – 5.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 – 8.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 0.25 - .71
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 24 – 28%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.4 – 0.7
Similar Hop Varieties: U.S. Saaz, Sterling

 

Format Pellet
Origin Czech
Flavor and Aroma Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal, Noble
Alpha Acids Low
Use Aroma/Flavor
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Humboldt Beer Works

Humboldt Beer Works is located in Old Town Eureka, on California's beautiful & rugged North Coast.

Locally owned and operated since 2011, and re-established in 2018, we've been committed to offering the highest quality ingredients and equipment, as well as the advice you need to succeed.