A Dual Purpose hop

Smaragd

Germany
Smaragd

aroma profile: Floral, Spicy

Formerly known as Emerald, Smaragd is a fine aroma variety with high bitter value. This variety shows high yields and good production characteristics.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral, spicy and mild fruity.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
4-6%

Beta Acid

0
15
3.5-5.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.4-0.8 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    4 - 6%
  • Beta Acid
    3.5 - 5.5%
  • Co-humulone
    13 - 18%
  • Total Oil
    0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    20 - 40% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    9 - 14% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    30 - 50% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

4

Nice dual purpose hop.I used it in a late addition with German Magnum as a bittering hop and achieved a firm but clean taste profile that worked well with spices and crystalized ginger.

Al | Jan 5th, 2017

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