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Fresh hop ales made from fresh or wet hops have long since been one of the most celebratory beers in the craft beer community. Brewed with the whole wet cones straight from the bine and into the kettle within 36 hours of harvest, they represent

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​​Germany’s Hop Crop is down by 20% this year. Owing it to the drought and heat wave, hop yield has significantly gone down. Europe’s hot and dry growing season will result in lower yields this year from some of the world’s largest hop producing countries,

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It is well known all over the world that Aussies love beer, beaches and barbecues. Among them, beer, or rather craft beer in Australia is putting the country’s biggest hop growers in high demand. With over 400 craft breweries, hop usage has significantly increased and

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The term “IPA'' has become synonymous with craft beer in the minds of many beer drinkers. Today, there is no other beer style that has been as continuously decorated, redefined and renovated as much as an IPA. Especially in a country like the United States,

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Dry hopping is a way to give beer more depth of flavor and aroma. Most of the breweries that go by the traditional method, fill nylon sacks with hops and suspend them in fermentation tanks. Dry hopping is employed to ensure the hop character is

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Dry hopping is a great way to add more flavour and aroma to beers. Whether you’re looking for subtle floral notes or big intense fruity flavours, it is both a complex and versatile process. It is also a process that reduces final yield as it

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Hops are the soul of a beer. Sensory tasting is becoming increasingly essential in the modern world of brewing science. Be it a brewery, microbrewery or a casual conversation among the beer connoisseurs as well as consumers. Over the last decade, the use of hops

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Around 500 years ago, the Duke of Bavaria introduced a strict law to control what goes into making beer. This law was called “Reinheitsgebot” and it literally translates to the purity law. Here is everything you need to know about Reinheitsgebot. Germany is a country that

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Fresh hop ales have long since been one of the most celebratory beers in the craft beer community. Brewed with the whole wet cones straight from the bine and into the kettle within 36 hours of harvest, they represent hops in their most natural form

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If you’re one of those brewers who lives by the saying “Once you go craft, you never go back”, it’s likely that you’ve experimented with, or at least contemplated small-batch brewing. These experimental concoctions serve as pilot batches, that can be continuously adjusted till a

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