New Zealand Saaz (Motueka) Whole Hops: 1 oz. (2008)
2008 Crop. 7.4% Ave. Alpha. Fresh from the master growers in New Zealand, this new hybrid of Saaz is a welcome addition to the world's selection of organic hops. Saaz is renowned for a mild earthy spiciness and clean aroma, and is widely used in European lagers, especially the Pilsner style. The New Zealand Saaz is bred from Saaz rootstock hybridized with organic New Zealand stock. Although a newcomer on the hop scene, this hop is already in use by several prominent breweries. Also known as Motueka. Quantities may be limited.