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Saaz variety

Traditional fine aroma hops, ensure excellent taste and aroma of beer. Worldwide standard of hop quality. Early variety. Low yield. Average alpha acids content 3,5 %.

Application:

In form of pressed cone hops or hop pellets is used for final hopping of beer at the end of brewing process ( 20 - 5 minutes before the end of brewing). Saaz hops brings to beer the final well-balanced taste and aroma. It is unusually rich in polyphenols. The balanced rate of alpha and beta acids causes together with the unique content of hop oils the inimitable character of beer taste. Saaz hops is used as a factor forming the final equilibrus of the mass produced beers. Its task is not reaching a certain beer bitterness but reaching the final desired beer taste.

 

Total resins TotaI resins 13-20 % w.
  α-bitter acids 2,5-4,0 % w.
  ß-bitter acids 4-6 % w.
  Cohumulone 23-26 % w.
  Colupulone 39-43 % w.
Hop oils Weight of oils 0,4-0,8 g/100 g
  Myrcene 25-40 % rel.
  2-undecanone 1,0-1,5 % rel.
  4-decenoid acid ME 1,0-2,0 % rel.
  Caryophyllene 6-9 % rel.
  Humulene 15-30 % rel.
  Farnesene 14-20 % rel.
  Selinenes 0,5-1,5 % rel.
Hop polyphenols Total polyphenols 5,5-7,0 %w/w
  Xanthohumol 0,3- 0,5 %w/w

 

Saaz Statistics:

 

saaz variety

image credits:CHI s.r.o, Petr Stuna

 

Sensory profile:

Fruity Floral Citrusy Herbal Spicy
0,75 0,84 0,93 0,38 1,05

saaz variety sensory profile

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