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HBC 692 Hop United States of America Hop

HBC 692 Hop

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This hop was discontinued and it is not available for purchase.

Origin and Geneology of the HBC 692 Hop

HBC 692 is an experimental hops cultivar developed by the Hop Breeding Company. HBC 692 resulted from a hybrid pollination of the cultivar Sabro-HBC 438 and open pollination.

US hops begin to be harvested in mid-to-late August for most aroma varieties.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of HBC 692 Hops

HBC 692 is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

HBC 692 exhibits grapefruit, floral, stone fruit, potpourri, woody, cream, pine, and resinous notes.

HBC 692 has been renamed Talus.

Tags: #grapefruit  #floral  #stone_fruit  #potpourri  #woody  #cream  #pine 

Brewing Values for HBC 692 Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with HBC 692 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. Learn more »
9.2% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.8.3-10.2%
9.3% 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.1:1 - 1:1
1:1 avg
Hop Storage Index (HSI)The HSI indicates the percent of alpha and beta acids lost after 6 months of storage at room temperature (68°F or 20°C). The freshest hops will always be the best.21% (Great)
Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops may impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer. Learn more »Unknown
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 »1.0-2.2 mL
1.6mL avg

Beer Styles using HBC 692 Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the HBC 692 hop include Wheat Ale, Golden Ale, American Lager, Pale Ales, India Pale Lager, India Pale Ale, Session IPA, New England IPA & and Imperial IPA.

HBC 692 Hop Substitutions

If the HBC 692 hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with a similar hop. The old way of choosing replacement hops was done by experience and "feel". There is nothing wrong with that way. However, we wanted to build a data-driven tool to find your HBC 692 substitutions.

Experienced brewers have chosen the following hop varieties as substitutions of HBC 692:

Is HBC 692 available in lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the HBC 692 hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. Too bad too - it is pure hop lupulin powder, which leads to huge, concentrated flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.

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