8% Avg. Alpha. We are pleased to offer pellets of one of our best selling hops. 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 renouned for a mild earthy spiciness and clean aroma, and is widely used in European lagers, especially the Czech Pilsner style. The New Zealand Saaz is bred from Saaz rootstock hybridized with organic New Zealand stock.