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If you’re a craft beer fan, you know about hops. You know that they are one of the four ingredients in the German purity law. You know they add a bitter dimension to beer. Some of you — and you know who you are — understand that hops and hemp are just a few molecules different! But like many things in life, there is much deeper story to hops than just a bitter finish. Obviously, as one of the four main ingredients in beer, hops are pretty important. Yet they are so often misunderstood.
Many people claim to hate hops. Those tend to be novice beer drinkers or people who hate India Pale Ales, which tend to be hoppier than most other styles. Still, hops are in ALL beers. Just because you can’t taste them doesn’t mean they are not there! With this in mind, let’s look at some of the easy-to-understand history and characteristics of certain hop strains. Just because it’s bitter doesn’t mean it’s hoppy. And just because it’s hoppy doesn’t mean it’s an IPA!
Last Updated: August 2, 2021
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