Brewing Ingredients

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Strata Hops

When the late Rock & Roll legend Jimi Hendrix wrote “Purple Haze,” he may have envisioned something like Strata hops. This hop has a bluesy, deep, and rich mix of fruity tropical flavors with a hint of a smoky flavor Cheech and Chong fans are very familiar with. Let’s take a magic bus tour to …

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Motueka Hops

If you’re looking for a zingy and zany dual-purpose citrus hop, give Motueka hops a try. Motueka is named for the New Zealand region in which it was created and is currently grown. It’s loved for the intense flavor and aroma that it produces but has enough alpha acid to be used for bittering as …

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Citra Hops

Citra hops introduce a citrus finish to beers fans can’t stop raving over. In fact, it’s considered one of the world’s most popular hop varieties. Let’s take a closer look at Citra hops to understand why it’s such a game-changer.

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Cashmere Hops

If you’re on the hunt for a new hop variety that’s fruity and fresh, look no further than Cashmere Hops. Cashmere is a relatively new hop variety brought to market within the last decade. A dual-purpose hop great for all stages of the brewing process, Cashmere is growing in popularity. It’s beloved for its fresh, …

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Amarillo Hops

Amarillo hops is one of the happiest accidents ever happened within the beer industry. Unlike most hop varieties that are carefully cultivated and cross-bred for a specific purpose, Amarillo has a different origin story. Amarillo is a true product of nature that was discovered by sheer chance. This article will go into all the detail …

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Cascade Hops

Often considered one of the forefathers of American hops, Cascade has long been one of the quintessential hop varieties. It was the first hop to come out of the USDA hop breeding program, and it’s been a headliner ever since. Before Cascade came along, hops were only used for their bitterness. Cascade, however, changed all …

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Sabro Hops

Calling all homebrewers who are itching to try out some new hop varieties! Sabro hops is one of the newest aroma hops on the market and it was specifically created for curious homebrewers. It’s one of the most aromatically pleasing hops to hit the market in the last 10 years, and it’s quickly making a …

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Mosaic Hops

Since the discovery and cultivation of different hop varieties, few have turned the hop industry on its head as Mosaic Hops has. It’s only been around for less than a decade, but it’s already one of the most beloved and popular hops available. Mosaic is a rare triple-purpose hop used for bitterness, flavor, and aroma. …

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Rakau Hops

Considered one of New Zealands’ finest hop creations, Rakau Hops is a true dual-purpose variety. It was initially called AlphaRoma due to its high alpha content and similarly high aroma and flavor. Not many other hop varieties can boast dual properties to the extent that Rakau can. If you’re looking to try a hop with …

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Huell Melon Hops

If you’ve never heard of Huell or Hallertau Melon Hops, don’t worry because it’s relatively new in the world of hops. Huell Melon hops came about because of the craft beer movement that has taken the world by storm. Modern craft beer differs from traditional beer because many of the hop varieties used are more …

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