Lublin, or Lubelski, Hops joins Marynka Hops as being one of Polands most widely grown hops. Poland has roughly 2,500 hectares of hops which is mostly grown around the city of Lublin, including Pulawy. Lublin was bred from Saaz and carries with it many of the same characteristics.
Lublin Hops is an aroma variety with an alpha acid rating of 3.0%-5.0%. Lublin is compared to the noble varieties, and has a long tradition in Polish brewing. It has very high farnesene oil content, which itself has hints of magnolia and lavender. As for Lublin hops, there is pride for its aroma in the region, and it has made its way around the world in various beers.
Lublin Hops is on the very low side as far as yield pulling in 900-1250 lbs/acre after a moderate growth cycle. The medium size loose cones harvest early and Lublin Hops has tolerance to Downy Mildew. This variety is mostly used in Lagers, including Strong Lagers, but can be found in various Ale styles as well.