Saaz is the classic noble aroma hop from the traditional Bohemian growing regions of the Czech Republic. Characterized by a very fine, mild aroma with slightly spicy accents. Historically used in Pilsener beers and for late kettle additions.
Alpha Acids: 2.0 — 5.0%
Possible Substitutions: Sterling
Typical Beer Styles: Pilsner, Lagers, Belgian-Style Ales, Lambic
Information courtesy of Hop Variety Handbook, Hop Union LLC.