German Saphir Pellet Hops (1 oz)
A new breed of hop that is starting to replace the Hallertauer MittlefrÃ¼h variety, which has become more and more susceptible to disease and pests. Shares many of the Hallertauer MittlefrÃ¼h characteristics and is very well suited as an aroma hop.
Shares many of the Hallertaur Mittlefrueh characteristics and with a low alpha acid content is very well suited as an aroma hop for the finest European style lagers. The Saphir is a true jewel in the noble hop family and has a refined aroma and a mild flavor. This hop is distinguished by a sweet and clean citrus aroma that has a hint of tangerine.
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Pedigree: Distinct spicy and fruit tones
Storage Stability: Fair
Typical Beer Style(s): Belgian Ale
Possible Substitution(s): German Hallertau, more...
Source: Beer Legends