2.5-4.5% Alpha Acids • Czech Republic • Finishing Hop
Imported from the Czech Republic, Saaz is a noble type hop considered to have a mild, pleasant, earthy aroma. Czech Saaz has a very low Alpha count which makes it ineffective for bittering.
Used For: Bohemian-style beers, Continental lagers, Wheats, Pilsener lagers.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mild with pleasant earthy, herbal and floral overtones.
Substitutes: Polish Lublin, US Saaz, US Sterling, Tettnang