U.S. equivalent of the Czech variety, but lacks some of the fine-ness of aroma. The Old World steadfast standby made famous by Pilsner Urquell possesses the aromatic blend of earth and spice notable in European nobles. Low bittering value.
Pedigree: US equivalent of the longstanding Czech variety
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Very mild, spicy and earthy
Alpha Acids %: 3.0-4.5
Beta Acids %: 3.0-4.5
Co-Humolone: 24-28% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil: 0.5-1.0 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Available in small quantities
Possible Substitutions: Czech Saaz, Polish Lublin, Sterling, Tettnang
Typical Beer Styles: Pilsner, Lager, Wheat, Belgian-style ales
* All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.