TALUS™, previously HBC 692, now one of the biggest flavour impact hops BarthHaas™ have in their portfolio, pound for pound. Formerly introduced in 2020 by Yakima Chief Hops, Talus Hop Pellets represents a fresh and exciting addition to the world of hops.
When used as a whirlpool addition or dry hop addition, TALUS™ delivers intense flavours of citrus, flowers, and earthy wood. In particular, the flavour has been described by brewers as grapefruit, floral, stone fruit, potpourri, woody, coconut, and pine.
Talus Hops (HBC 692) delivers a resinous and grapefruit pith character to beer.
In addition, Talus hops offer a unique and bold flavor profile with its mix of flavours and aromas. The oil mix provide a balanced bitterness, making them versatile for various beer styles.
Craft brewers are eager to explore the potential of Talus hops in crafting innovative and flavourful brews, adding a fresh and alluring experience to the world of brewing.
Meanwhile, as hop production grows, Talus hops will become more widely available to brewers. Therefore allowing them to explore the full potential of this exciting hop variety.
Overall Talus Hops brings an appealing new dimension to the world of hop varieties. Thus paving the way for unique and flavorful beers in the future.
TALUS™ is an experimental hops product developed by the Hop Breeding Company.
HBC 692 stemmed from a hybrid pollination of the cultivar Sabro-HBC 438 and open pollination.
RECOMMENDED BEER STYLES
Talus Hops’ vibrant flavors and aromas can complement a variety of beer profiles such as:
Wheat Ale, Golden Ale, Blonde Ales, American style lagers,
Pale Ales, India Pale Lager (IPL), India Pale Ale (IPA), Session IPA, New England IPA, Imperial IPA
For example: Grapefruit, Potpourri, Pine, Resin
TOTAL OIL STRUCTURE
Alpha w/w – 8.9 – 9.5%
Beta w/w – 8.3 – 10.2%
Total Oils mls/100gm – 1.0 – 2.2 ml/100g
Cohumulone – 34 – 39%
Myrcene (of total oil) – 40 – 50%
Caryophyllene (of total oil) – 9 – 13%
Humulene (of total oil) – 16 – 21%
Farnesene (of total oil) – 0 – 1%