Hop: Sládek


Sládek has parentage from a cross between Saaz and Northern Brewer. Sládek means "brewer". Initially registered in 1987, named changed to Sládek in 1994.

Good balance of bitterness and aroma that fits perfectly for lagers.

General Information

Aliases VUCH 71, Czech Sladek
Profile Flavors of peach, passionfruit and grapefruit. Aroma is classic: earthy, floral, and spicy.
Country Czech Republic
Substitutes Saaz
Purpose Aroma
Beer Styles Lagers
Resistant Downy mildew
Susceptible Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 4.5 - 7.0%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 7.0%
Cohumulone 23.0 - 30.0%


Total Oil 1.0 - 2.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 35.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 20.0 - 40.0%
Caryophyllene 8.0 - 13.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.15 - 0.30%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Medium to late

Sládek Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-25 10:38:06 (Added: 2020-11-25 10:38:06)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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