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Smaragd

Germany

DESCRIPTION

The name of this fine aroma hop variety is the German word for “emerald”. Smaragd hop is characterised by a high bittering value, good disease and particularly high yield. Smaragd was bred in Huell and was released in 2000, together with the varieties Spahir and Opal as new aroma varieties.

KEY FLAVORS

  • Camomile tea
  • Tarragon
  • Butter
  • Liquorice
  • Cognac

ANCESTRY

Daughter of Hallertau Gold

ANALYSES

CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
4 - 6 %
BETA-ACIDS
3.5 - 5.5 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
4 - 6 %
TOTAL OIL
0.4 - 0.8 ML/100G
MYRCENE
20 - 40 %
LINALOOL
0.9 - 1.4 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).

AROMA PROFILE

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