Topaz (AUS) Hops Pellets1kg
The Australian hop variety Topaz is a seedless high alpha acid variety. Bred by the
Hop Products Australia at their Rostrevor Breeding Garden Victoria. Topaz is a very
robust variety with tight compact cones that hold well on maturity.
Topaz’s high alpha acid levels makes it one of the world’s best alpha acid producers.
Topaz is a triploid high alpha acid type cultivar bred by Hop Products Australia at
their Rostrevor Breeding Garden Victoria. This variety was bred in 1985 by
crossing a female Tetraploid J78 with a male 29/70/54. Topaz was selected for
commercial production due to it high alpha acid content.
Note: 29/70/54 is a male hop sourced from Wye College, UK
Yield (Kg/Ha) 3800—4200
Alpha acids (%) 15.5—18.0
Beta acids (%) 6.0—7.0
Alpha/Beta Ratio 2.3—2.8
Cohumulone (%) 47—49.5
Total Oils (ml/100g) 0.8—1.7
Myrcene (% of whole oil) 25—43
Beta Caryophyllene (% of whole oil) 10—11
Farnesene (% of whole oil) 0.0
Humulene(% of whole oil) 11—13
& Selinene (% of whole oil) 2—4
Humulene/Caryophyllene ratio 1.1—1.2
Hop Acids by HPLC (ICE)
Steam distilled essential oil analyzed by GC-MS