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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 25-40%, Humulene: 20-30%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Saphir

Use in brewing

Aroma hop.

Substitutions

Mittlefruh

Origin/History

Developed at the Hop Research Centre in Hüll, Germany and released in 2002.
Saphir was bred to have similar characteristics to Mittlefruh, though with a higher level of disease resistance.

Agronomics

Matures early season with a moderate yield.
Resistant to both downy mildew and powdery mildew.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Moderate