Hop Plant Variety: Saaz 72

SAAZ (US) This traditional variety from the Czech Republic is grown on a limited basis in the U.S. It has a classic noble aroma that is famously used in Pilsners.


Alpha Acids: 3-4.5%

Beta: 3-4.5%

Yield #’s / acre: 600 – 1,000

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone:  24-28%

Seasonal Maturity: Early

Growth Rate: Low

Sidearm Length: 6-10”

Cone Size: Small Medium

Cone Density: Loose to Compact

Resistant to:  Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:

Style Guide: Lagers, Pilsners

Aroma: Earthy, Spicy

Substitutes: Hallertau, Tettnanger, Sterling

Saaz 72

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