ArticleGrowing HopsAt your local homebrew supply store, the grains are probably stored in bins or barrels at room temperature. In contrast, the hops are — or should be — refrigerated. The hops are stored cold for a reason — because fresher hops taste better. Already a member? Log InWritten by Kristin GrantYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Dry Hop Like A Pro If dry hopping is still new on your radar, get some pointers on doing it right. Article MEMBERS ONLY Wet Hopping: How to maximize fresh hop use Wet hops are not the opposite of dry hops . . . they’re just hops that haven’t been cured in an oast. Find some of the keys to building your own wet-hop beer recipe for this year’s harvest.