Formerly known as HBC 438, Sabro™ was released by the Hop Breeding Company in 2018. It is the result of a unique cross-pollination of a female neomexicanus hop.
With a multifaceted bouquet and high level of aromatic oils (particularly myrcene), Sabro™excels in finishing and dry hop additions providing aromas of fruit and citrus, particularly tangerine, coconut, tropical and stone fruits with undertones of cedar and mint.
Specific aroma descriptors include tangerine, coconut, tropical fruit, stone fruit, and hints of cedar.
Alpha Acids: 12.0 - 16.0%
Beta Acids: 4.0 - 7.0%
Total Oil: 2.5 - 3.5 mL/100g
Total Oil Composition
Myrcene: 40 - 55%
Humulene: 10 - 15%
Caryophyllene: 15 - 20%
Recommended Beer Styles
Pale ales, American IPAs, Cream ales.
Sabro™ brand HBC 438 was developed by the Hop Breeding Company and released in 2018. Sabro’s pedigree is the result of a unique cross pollination of YCR 123, a female neomexicanus hop.