Hops Pellets 100g – Topaz

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Australian-born multi-purpose variety Topaz features elements of clove-like spice and a light, lychee-esque fruitiness. Samuel Adams uses it in their Tasman Red IPA. When used alongside a citrus-heavy hop (Samuel Adams used Galaxy?), it gives a surprising depth of flavor.

Created in 1985 by Hop Products Australia in the Rostrevor Breeding Garden in Victoria, Topaz was always intended to be a high-alpha hop. The result of a mix between an Australian high-alpha variety and a UK male sourced from Wye College in England, Topaz is a unique blend of Australian and European flavors and aromas.

Topaz was initially used as a bittering hop, but in the late 2000??s increased experimentation with the variety uncovered its intense worth as a late addition. It features resinous and grassy notes when dry hopped and its fruity profile really shines when utilized in higher gravity recipes.

Characteristics Light, tropical fruit flavors of lychee, clove-like spice and resinous grassy tones when dry hopped
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid 13.7%-17.7%
Origin Australia
Substitutes Galaxy, Citra?, Cascade, Riwaka, Amarillo?
Styles India Pale Ale, American Pale Ale, Bitter, Amber