ArticleA Brewer’s Roundtable — The Pros Talk Shop About HopsHow can one little cone bring so much happiness? Professional brewers give their thoughts on hops and hoppy beers in our brewers' roundtable. Pull up a seat and join the discussion.Already a member? Log InWritten by BYO StaffYou'll Also Like Article FREE Save Your Hops for Post-Boil Outside of bittering additions, adding hops during the boil is inefficient as many of the essential oils and positive attributes being sought are lost to heat. Instead, save those hops for whirlpooling or dry hopping. Article MEMBERS ONLY Hop Extracts - Advanced Brewing These hop extracts roughly fall into two categories, those primarily intended to add bitterness and those where aromatics are the goal.