Saaz

Saaz
Saaz

Pedigree

US equivalent of the longstanding Czech variety

Brewing Usage

Aroma

Aroma

Mild spice and earth tones

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Belgian-style Ales

Additional Information

High ambient temperatures can have an adverse effect on yields.

Storage Stability

45 - 55% alpha remaining after 6 months

Alpha Acids

3.0 - 4.5%

Beta Acids

3.0 - 4.5%

Co-Humulone

24 - 28%

Total Oil

0.5 - 1.0 mL / 100g

Myrcene

25 - 30% of total oil

Humulene

35 - 40% of total oil

Caryophyllene

9 - 11% of total oil

Farnesene

9 - 13% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Features a classic noble aroma, famously used in Pilsners



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