Released in 2002, this German hop has one of the lowest alpha acid contents in the world so it is always used as an aroma hop. It has a citrus and tangerine aroma with a hint of spice. Saphir works great in Belgian Ales, Wheats, and Witbiers.
- Alpha Acids: 2 – 3%
- Beta Acids: 4 – 7%
- Alpha-Beta Ratio: 0.29 – 0.75
- Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 12 – 17%