2 oz. Saaz U.S. Raw Hops - 2020 Crop Year

2 oz. Saaz U.S. Raw Hops - 2020 Crop Year


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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of flowers, herbs, spices and earth & grass.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.4 - 0.8mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

2.5 - 4.5%

Good for Bittering?


  • Alpha Acids & Crop Year: We print the alpha acid percentage and crop year on the hop package. Alpha acid levels will vary within a general range indicated above. Crop year is the year of harvest. When pelletized and stored in oxygen-barrier bags at cold temperatures to reduce oxidation, hops can remain in good condition for 3 to 4 years.
  • Hop Form: Dried Whole Cone
  • Smells Like: Heavily Floral with Noble Spiciness
  • Best Suited For: Bohemian Lagers - works well in English Bitter with Kent Goldings
  • Commercial Uses: Pilsner Urquell
  • Commercial Uses: Saaz is the original pilsner hop made famous by its use in the first ever pilsner, Pilsner Urquell. It possesses the aromatic blend of earth and spice notable in European nobles. Low bittering value.
How to Use

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To Calculate IBU:

IBU per Addition = [AA%] x [Ounces Hops] x [Boil Time Factor]

Add the IBU from each addition for total predicted IBU

Boil Time Factor for 5 gallon batches by time of hop addition:

60+ 4.0
55 3.5
50 3.1
45 2.7
40 2.2
35 1.8
30 1.4
25 1.2
20 1.1
15 1.0
10 0.8
5 0.7
Whirlpool 0.6
Pickup Locations Available for This Item
  1. The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.
    Fulfillment occurs daily, Mon - Sat. We aim to fulfill orders in 2 hours or less, whenever possible.
  2. No Quarter Brewing Co., Windsor. 
    Until further notice, our pickup station at No Quarter Brewing Co is not available.

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