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  • Strawberry
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Saphir SIR

Germany

Saphir (Sapphire) was bred at the „Hopfenforschungszentrum Hüll“ and was released in 2000, together with the varieties Smaragd and Opal as new aroma varieties. Saphir has very unique aroma properties.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

The unique wealth of contrast in its flavour profile is demonstrated by the spicy woodiness of juniper, combined with red fruits, such as strawberry. In the cold infusion, on the other hand, aromas of citrus,bergamot, lemon grass, black tea and green fruits set the tone.

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CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
3.03 - 4.03 %
BETA-ACIDS
4.73 - 5.58 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
4.35 - 4.6 %
TOTAL OIL
1.35 - 1.58 ml/100g
MYRCENE
6.25 - 10 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
2.25 - 3.5 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 0.25 %
LINALOOL
0.2 - 0.33 %

*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).

All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.

Ancestry

Hüll breeding material

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