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Lubelska has heritage from Saaz which come through in the fine aroma characteristics. Despite being mostly used by Polish breweries, this hop originated in Zatec, Czechoslovakia.
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.
Saaz, a noble hop, is low in alpha acids but is still used for bittering quite often. Saaz was officially registered in 1952 but dates back at least 700 years, originating in the Czech Republic. It is one of the original noble hops. Saaz has issue with disease and low growth rate.
Universal has an unknown heritage but it expected to be a Saaz clone. Developed at the Hop Research Institute in Zatec, Czechoslovakia. No longer grown commercially in Czechoslovakia but grown in the United States since 1988, becoming a darling on the craft beer since since the 1990s.