Hop: Lucan


Lucan was a clonal selection of another Czechoslovakian hop, Zatecky Krajovy, made by the Hop Research Institute in Zatec, Czechoslovakia. One of the oldest Czechoslovakian recognized varieties, it is grown in limited acreage. Very closely related to Saaz.

General Information

Aliases Saazer, Bohemian Early Red
Profile Noble aroma. Mild bitterness.
Country Czechoslovakia
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Aroma
Yield 300 pounds/acre
Beer Styles Pilsner
Susceptible Downy mildew (moderate)


Alpha Acid 4.0%
Beta Acid 3.3%
Cohumulone 21.0%


Total Oil N/A
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Early
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 6 - 10 inches


Last Updated
  • 2021-09-27 09:15:37 (Added: 2021-09-27 09:15:37)

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