|Country:||United States of America (USA)|
|Cultivar/Brand ID:||HBC 692|
|Ownership:||™ Hop Breeding Company|
Purchase Talus Hops
Talus hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Amazon.com. Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.
Origin of Talus Hops
Talus is the daughter of Sabro (HBC 438) and was open pollinated.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Talus Hops
Talus is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
Previously called HBC 692, the newly named Talus is an aroma hop for whirlpool and dry hopping additions. It delivers a high intensity hop aroma well suited for IPAs and other hop-forward beers. Talus hops exhibit grapefruit, floral, stone fruit, potpourri, woody, cream, pine, and resinous notes.
Tags: #grapefruit #citrus #rose #pine #resin #tropicalfruit #sage #potpourri #floral #cream #stonefruit #woody
Brewing Values for Talus Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Talus 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.
|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 - 1:11:1 avg|
|Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.||34-39%36.5% avg|
|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 »||2.0-2.7 mL2.4mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: pine, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||40-50%45% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, hoppy, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||16-21%18.5% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, spicy, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||9-13%11% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, woody (β-farnesene)||0-1%0.5% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||15-35%|
Beer Styles using Talus Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Talus hop include Wheat Ale, Golden Ale, American style lagers, Pale Ales, India Pale Lager, India Pale Ale, Session IPA, New England IPA, Hazy IPA & Imperial IPA.
Talus Hop Substitutions
If the Talus hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with one of these other hops for a similar outcome:
Is Talus available as Cryo/Lupulin powder?
Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Talus hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2) nor Haas (Lupomax) have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. This new type of hop product is pure concentrated lupulin powder, which leads to more flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.
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