-Hop pellets oxidize slower and, ergo, have better storage potential.
-Hop pellets take up less space and are easier to store.
-Pellet hops are generally easier to split into abstract increments.
-Pellets are easier to add to carboys during dry-hopping.
-Hop pellets have a slightly higher utilization efficiency (10-15%)
-Mainly used for beer ,also boiled juice added dough and baked bread. In beer brewing, hops has an irreplaceable role:( flavor enhancers).
Saaz is inarguably an aroma hop, however, when used as an early addition it adds a delicate bitterness. Additionally, its high polyphenols aids in abating oxidation, resulting in a notably longer shelf life.
Characteristics - Noble, herbal character
Usage - Aroma
Alpha Acid - 2.8%
Beta Acid - 4.0% - 6.0%
Co-Humulone - 23% - 28%
Total Oil - 0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g
Myrcene - 25% - 40%
Humulene - 15% - 30%
Caryophyline - 6% - 9%
Farnesene - 14% - 20%
Substitutes - Saaz (US), Sterling, Lubelska-Pulawy, Moteuka, Centennial, Amarillo
Style Guide - Lager, Pilsner
Storage Index - Retains 45%-55% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)