3-5% alpha acids • domestic • aroma hop
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.
used for: pilsners, lagers, wheats, belgian-style ales
aroma: earthy, with a mild spice
substitutes: czech saaz, polish lublin, sterling, tettnang
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