Released in 1976, Zlatan is native to the Czech Republic and is one of a great many clonal selections of Saaz. Created by the Hop Research Institute in Zatec, it, like many other Saaz clones were selected in an attempt to improve yields while retaining its parent’s signature aroma profile.
In brewing it sports a mild bitterness and has been described as imparting a pleasant noble aroma upon a beer when used as a late addition.
|Also Known As|
|Characteristics||Mild bitterness, pleasant noble aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||5.2%|
|Beta Acid Composition||4.3%|
|Yield Amount||220 kg/gectare (200 lbs/acre)|
|Susceptible to||Moderately susceptible to downy mildew|
|East of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition|
|Myrcene Oil Composition|
|Humulene Oil Composition|