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In 2017, Yakima Chief Hops introduced a line of innovative hop products known as Cryo Hops® — a cryogenic hop-processing technology that separates whole cones into two components — concentrated lupulin and bract. These concentrated lupulin pellets provide brewers with maximum aroma impact while reducing

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Centuries ago when hops weren’t popular, brewers used all kinds of herbs and flowers to lend bitterness and flavour to ales. Gruit was widely used in ales which consisted of a blend of herbs, such as mugwort, yarrow, horehound, heather, wormwood, and other forgotten plants.

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Movies, books and religion generally like to portray nuns as serious and stern uptight women who spent most of their time with either their rosaries or rapping kids on their knuckles with rulers. History, on the other hand, paints a completely different picture. Cut back to about

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For centuries, humans have nurtured and enjoyed a very close relationship with plants and greens. Sometimes we turn to them for their medicinal properties. There are many that are planted in homes and gardens for decoration. The rest are tossed into smoothies and salads for

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