Czech Saaz Hops (Pellets)

Czech Saaz Hops (Pellets)

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Traditional Czech Saaz hops are most commonly chosen for aromatic additions to Pilsners and Lagers, but also work well in Light Ales and Belgians. Though alpha acids are low, they are used for both bittering and an aroma of pleasant earthy, herbal and floral notes. You can finish just about any Lager recipe with this versatile hop. Even though it has a low alpha-acid content you will find many traditional recipes using this hop for both bittering and for flavor/aroma additions.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 2.0 – 5.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 – 8.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 0.25 - .71
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 24 – 28%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.4 – 0.7
Similar Hop Varieties: U.S. Saaz, Sterling

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Darrell B on Mar 4, 2023
Haven't used yet, but in a lot of great tasting beer.
Victor B on Mar 2, 2023
Darrell B on Mar 4, 2023
Darrell B on Mar 4, 2023
Haven't used yet, but in a lot of great tasting beer.
Victor B on Mar 2, 2023
beer recipe
Steve on Mar 1, 2023
It was easy to find the COA information
Adam Semitekol on Feb 23, 2023
William S on Feb 23, 2023
a good deal on balanced, classic hops
Benjamin H on Feb 23, 2023
To make beer.
Christopher H on Feb 22, 2023
To make pilsner
Stephen L on Feb 17, 2023
called out in the recipe
Sandy J R on Feb 16, 2023
Need for next brew!
Derek E. W on Feb 10, 2023
Mike R on Feb 9, 2023
Brandon Helm on Jan 26, 2023
Same Variety as last time.
Rob H on Jan 25, 2023
For making beer???
Charles M on Jan 21, 2023
Belgian Tripel
John B on Jan 17, 2023
Great for Belgian Triples
Daniel Z on Jan 5, 2023
Hops for Pilsner/lager
Valued C on Dec 29, 2022
pilsner hop
dan f on Dec 16, 2022
Oktoberfest brew
Mark on Nov 30, 2022
recipe specific
mark h on Nov 30, 2022
Robert B on Nov 30, 2022
Ran out of these
Randol Stell on Nov 24, 2022
Because Saaz is the best and it's really all ya need.
Mark Fogg 151 on Nov 18, 2022
To make beer
Michael B on Nov 15, 2022
MIchael F on Oct 28, 2022
recipe i built
Joseph V on Oct 27, 2022
Valued C on Oct 26, 2022
For a specific recipe
Dan S on Oct 21, 2022
online class
Randal L on Oct 7, 2022
Upcoming batch
Dan E on Oct 5, 2022
I need it for a Dubbel I am brewing. My normal supplier was out.
Jeffrey B on Oct 4, 2022
For an Oktoberfest recipe
Valued C on Sep 30, 2022
For a bohemian pilsner
Don R on Sep 27, 2022
Prior use
Steven H on Sep 24, 2022
Mash hopping
Trevor S on Sep 23, 2022
We are a Czech-Style Brewery start-up.
Nyle M on Sep 13, 2022
Good deal
Jeff D on Sep 13, 2022
in recipe
David G on Sep 8, 2022
To brew a Pilsner
Gary W on Sep 5, 2022
missed rom
Keith G on Aug 29, 2022
Classic hop for German Hefeweizen
Benjamin A on Aug 29, 2022
Pumpkin Ale Recipe
Keith G on Aug 23, 2022
wheat beer
Yamil R on Aug 23, 2022
Brewing a Czech pilz clone.
Kirk on Aug 17, 2022
great for german lagers
Nicholas A on Aug 16, 2022
Czech lagers
Daniel Hilgert on Aug 12, 2022
Great for porters
Larry F on Aug 2, 2022
for a bohemian pilsner
William B on Jul 27, 2022
Darrell B on Mar 4, 2023
beer recipe
Steve on Mar 1, 2023
Are these CZ Saaz hop pellets imported or domestic? Are they 2017 Harvest?
Cory Nichols on Mar 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we can't give a general answer of the crop year for the hops since our inventory is constantly changing and we always do our best to provide the freshest hops possible. If you're ever concerned with the quality of the hops, we're happy to help you out.

These hops are imported Czech Saaz.

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Rated 5 out of 5
Great quality hops
Great chance to stock up on great quality hops!
October 14, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice fresh noble hops
Nice fresh hops. Pleasant herb and spicy flavor typical of noble hops.
December 25, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice Hops and Packaging
I like the hops carried by MoreBeer. They make great beer. I like the heavier resealable hop packages better than some other suppliers use.
December 2, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Used these hops in a saison and could not have been happier. Great aromatic addition without being overpowering which I feel enhanced the experience. Czech Saaz are now a favorite.
May 20, 2020
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
My czech Pilsner is so tastey
I use these hops...a lot! Great quality at a price that doesn't break the bank.
January 3, 2020
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Default Noble Hops
I use Saaz in many European style beers from German Lagers to Belgian Blondes and Triples,

Cost point is great for 1lbs and the packaging is excellent with a zipper to keep freshness for leftovers between batches.
January 2, 2020
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for Czech Pilsner
Great addition for my Czech style Pilsner.
November 27, 2019
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
can't imagine a pilsner without these
Spicy, pungent aroma that works perfect in a pilsner, i used 6 oz in my 5 gal batch... could have used even more!
March 20, 2019
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This is by far my favorite hop!!
September 3, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
czech saaz
Wanna have a great lager? Use czech saaz hops.
August 18, 2018
over 5 years ago