SabroTM imparts a strong and complex fruit flavor to beer. Sabro is a hop with robust brewing performance that consistently translates its distinct flavor to beer. Sabro’s flavor is notable for its complexity of fruity and citrus flavors, including distinct tangerine, coconut, tropical and stone fruit. In addition, there is a pronounced cream character and secondary flavors of vanilla, cedar, dill, and mint.

Flavour profile

Tangy coconut


SabroTM brand HBC 438

Recommended beer styles

Wheat Ale, Golden Ale, American style lagers, Pale Ales, India Pale Lager (IPL), India Pale Ale (IPA), Session IPA, New England IPA, Imperial IPA.

Analytical data

Cultivation Area



SabroTM brand HBC 438

Alpha Acids (%)

12.0 – 16.0%

Beta Acids (%)

4.0 – 7.0%

Alpha/Beta Ratio

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

Total Oils (ml/100g)

2.5 – 3.5ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

40 – 55%

Linalool (% of whole oil)

0 – 1%

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

15 – 20%

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

< 1%

Humulene (% of whole oil)

10 – 15%

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio