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Saphir

Germany

AROMA PROFILE

Sapphire is a typically blue gemstone variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide. Like it's eponym Saphir brings freshness and a cool gemstone attitude to the beer. Saphir differs considerably from other German aroma varieties with its fruity aroma characteristics. Saphir was bred at the „Hopfenforschungszentrum Hüll“ and was released in 2000, together with the varieties Smaragd and Opal as new aroma varieties.

KEY FLAVORS

  • Lemon grass
  • Black tea
  • Strawberry
  • Juniper
  • Citrus

ANCESTRY

Hüll breeding material

ANALYZES

CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
2 - 4.5 %
BETA-ACIDS
4 - 7 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
4 - 5 %
TOTAL OIL
0.8 - 1.4 ML/100G
MYRCENE
25 - 40 %
LINALOOL
0.8 - 1.3 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe; by spectrophotometric (ASBC Hops-6) in USA, Oil composition determined by Gas Chromatography (ASBC Hops-17,EBC 7.1.2)

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