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Sabro Hop United States of America Hop

Sabro Hop

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Purpose:Aroma
Country:United States of America (USA)
International Code:SAB
Cultivar/Brand ID:HBC438
Ownership:™ Hop Breeding Company

Purchase Sabro Hops

Sabro hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Amazon.com. Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.

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Origin of Sabro Hops

Sabro is the result of a unique cross-pollination of a female Neomexicanus hop.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Sabro Hops

Sabro is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

The Sabro hop has complex and distinct fruit and citrus aromas. It also has a unique blend of tangerine, coconut, tropical and stone fruit flavors underscored by hints of cedar and mint. Sabro proves to be a strongly expressive hop that translates its flavor incredibly well into beer.

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Brewing Values for Sabro Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Sabro hops over the years. Each year's crop can yield hops that have slightly different qualities, so these number ranges are based on history.

Alpha Acid % (AA)
Alpha acids are the main source of bitterness in beer. Longer boil times will result in isomerization of more alpha acids leading to increased bitterness.
12-17%
14.5% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.4.0-7.0%
5.5% avg
Alpha-Beta RatioThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades during aging. 1:1 ratios are common in aroma varieties.2:1 - 4:1
3:1 avg
Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.20-24%
22% avg
Total Oils (mL/100g)These highly volatile, not very soluble oils are easily boiled off, but add flavor and aroma to the finished beer when added very late in the boil or during fermentation. Learn more »1.8-3.5 mL
2.7mL avg
Total Oil Breakdown:
›  MyrceneFlavors: pine, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene) 50-68%
59% avg
›  HumuleneFlavors: woody, hoppy, spicy (α-caryophyllene) 7-14%
10.5% avg
›  CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, spicy, herbal (β-caryophyllene) 7-11%
9% avg.
›  FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, woody (β-farnesene) 0-1%
0.5% avg
›  All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene 6-36%

Hop Pairings with Sabro Hops

Some hops just taste better together. We recently analyzed [1] hundreds of the most popular beers to find which hops are commonly paired together. We found that Citra, Mosaic, Strata & Ekuanot hops are commonly used alongside the Sabro hop. This is not a complete list, but should give you a good idea of what hops are commonly used together.

Here is the relative frequency of the top 4 hops that are used with Sabro:



Beer Styles using Sabro Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Sabro hop include IPA, Pale Ale, Fruit Beer, Porter & Stout.

Sabro Hop Statistics

We love statistics. We've analyzed hundreds of IPAs, dug into the Hop Growers of America's annual reports[2] and researched the history behind some of the most popular beer ingredients. Here are a few of the things we've found interesting about the Sabro hop:

  • Sabro hops are primarily grown in Washington state.
  • In 2019, the Sabro hop was 20th in total production, coming in at 1,167,100 pounds harvested.

If you see an error in our data, please let us know!

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References:
  1. https://beermaverick.com/the-most-common-hops-used-in-ipas/
  2. https://beermaverick.com/analyzing-the-usa-hop-production-statistics-of-2019/

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