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GR Saphir

Hop Description

Bred by the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany, Saphir’s low alpha acids, admirable resistance to disease, and familiar citrusy, spicy, and floral notes make it an increasingly preferred stand-in for famous noble hop Hallertauer Mittelfrüh.

Aroma Profile

Spicy, Tropical/Fruit, Floral

  • Brewing Values

ALPHA 2 - 4.5 %

BETA 4 - 7 %

TOTAL OIL 12 - 17 %

COHUMULONE 12 - 17 %

MYRCENE 25 - 40 %

HUMULENE 20 - 30 %

CARYOPHYLINE 9 - 14 %

Farnesene <1%

Storage Fair

ALPHA

BETA

TOTAL OIL (ml/100g)

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ALPHA

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BETA

3-5%

TOTAL OIL

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(ml/100)

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Beta

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Total Oil

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Beta

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Beta

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Total Oil

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Beta

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Total Oil

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Beta

3-5%

Total Oil

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Beta

3-5%

Total Oil

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Alpha

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Beta

4-5%

Total Oil

1-1.4

(ml/100)

MAIN AROMAS

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