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Sabro

Notable for imparting complex fruity and citrus flavours, Sabro has been expertly bred with a unique mix of flavours and aromas including tangerine, coconut, tropical fruits with hints of mint and cream.

Suitable for

IPA, Saison, Porter, Stout, American Pale Ale

Aroma Profile

Citrus, Herbal, Coconut, Stone Fruit

Alpha Acid
13-17%
Storage

Stored at 0-2 °C


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Sabro™ HBC 438 cv. is the newest release from the Hop Breeding Company. Sabro™ is an aroma
hop that is notable for its complexity of fruity and citrus flavours. Sabro’s™ pedigree
is the result of a unique cross pollination of a female neomexicanus hop. With a robust brewing performance, Sabro™ proves to be a strongly expressive hop that translates its flavour incredibly well into beer.

Sabro exhibits an incredibly complex blend of fruity and citrus flavours. It is described as an intensely unique hop, known for its complicated make up flavours which include tangerine, coconut, tropical fruit and stone fruit flavours, with hints of cedar, mint, and cream.

According to the press release about this new hop, Sabro’s exceptional flavour profile has its roots in its H. lupulus var. neomexicanus heritage. Indigenous to the American Southwest, the neomexicanus “wild hops” can be difficult to breed. However, HBC’s advanced breeding program, led by breeders Jason Perrault of Select Botanicals Group and Michael Ferguson of John I. Haas, successfully harnessed the properties of the neomexicanus heritage to create this new hop variety with an incredibly unique aroma and flavour profile.

“Sabro HBC 438 is the culmination of a two-decade-long breeding effort aimed at combining the uniqueness of neomexicanus genetics into a background with good agronomics and exceptional brewing qualities,” says Perrault. “It was a long process, but the results speak for themselves.”

Aroma Profile Citrus, Herbal, Coconut, Stone Fruit
Alpha Acid 13-17%
Beta Acid 4-6.5%
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Total Oil Composition 1.8 - 3.4ml / 100g
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