Similar in identity to their parental lineage (Saaz), Saaz Special Hop has an increased alpha content but maintains an earthy, smooth flavor. A classic aroma with a kick of spice takes the the Saaz Special to another level.

  • Aroma: earthy, herbal, citrus
  • Maturity: Early season
  • Yield: 1450 – 2200 lbs/acre

Beers brewed with Saaz Special hops:

Klášterní Pivovar Strahov
SV Norbert Prohibition Double IPA
Matuška Winter Ale


Typical Analytical Range
Alpha Acid Range %: 4.5-8%
Beta Acid Range %: 5-11%
Co-Humulone as % of alpha: 20-24%
Total Oils mls/100gr.: 0.7-1.8% ml/100gr


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