Saaz (Czech)

Saaz is characteristic by delicate hop aroma, soft spindle, low content of Myrcen and balanced content of Alpha and Beta acids. The composition of hop resins is specific by relatively low content of Alpha-bitter acids in the range of 2, 5 up to 5,5 %. The content of Beta-bitter acids is higher than content of Alpha-bitter acids, their mutual share is in range of 0,60 - 0,80. The content of Myrcen is in the range of 25 - 40 %. Other typical feature is a high amount of Beta-farnesene (14 - 20 %) in content, which is in minimal amount in content in another hop. The overall character of aroma of Saaz is set by mutual share of particular components of hop essential oil

Type: Aroma

Alpha: 3.0%

Beta:4.0%

Hop resins
Total resins 11-14 % w.
Alpha-bitter acids 3-5 % w.
Beta-bitter acids 5-7 % w.
Cohumulone 23-26 % w.
Colupulone 39-43 % w.
Essential oils
Total oil 0,4-0,8 g/100 g
Myrcen 25�40 % rel.
2-undecanone 1,0-1,5 % rel.
Methyl-4-decenoate 1,0-2,0 % rel.
Beta-caryophyllene 5-8 % rel.
Alpha-humulene 15-25 % rel.
Beta-farnesene 13-20 % rel.
Selinenes 1-2 % rel.
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