Hop: Topaz


Topaz was bred by Hop Products Australia in 1985 and released commercially in 1997. Heritage of high alpha Australian and Why College (United Kingdom) hops. Originally selected for high alpha acid extract production.

General Information

Alias TC-85-70
Profile Flavors of resin and grass when added early, while lychee fruit is brought about with copious late additions.
Country Australia
Substitutes Amarillo®, Cascade, Citra®, Galaxy, Rakau, Riwaka
Purpose Aroma
Yield 3400 - 3750 lbs/acre
Beer Styles India Pale Ale, American Pale Ale, Extra Special Bitter (due to English heritage)


Alpha Acid 13.7 - 18.0%
Beta Acid 6.0 - 7.9%
Cohumulone 48.0 - 51.0%


Total Oil 1.7 - 2.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 25.0 - 43.0%
Humulene 8.0 - 13.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0 - 13.0%
Farnesene 1.0%
Linalool 0.3 - 0.8%
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-26 14:18:56

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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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