The next time you have a glass of beer in front of you, pay very close attention to the hops. You’ll get three quite separate hop effects, and if it’s a well-made
Written by Martin Lodahl
Issue: August 1995
A certain character profile (earthy, floral, herbal) comes to mind when a brewer thinks of British hops. However that line of thinking is tied to the hops of old. Many English varieties have been released this century that are redefining British hops.
Hops can successfully grow in a wide array of climates. We soak up advice from hop farmers in three very different regions of the United States.