Saaz 72 Hop Plant

Saaz 72 Hop Description

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.

Country of Origin: Czech

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


If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus