What distinguishes the regions where hops grow best? Plus: Three regional hoppy homebrews.
GROW YOUR OWN HOPS! Order your hop rhizomes, plants or hop bine supplies today from the following suppliers for your own annual supply of homegrown hops.
Is there a downside to freezing homegrown hops without first drying them?
What differences can be expected from dry hopping at fermentation temperature vs. in a refrigerated keg?
Why you should avoid freezing your glasses, and of the ill effects of overpitching yeast in a starter.
Mr. Wizard answers questions about how long hops can be stored and how accurate advertised IBUs are.
The Wiz answers questions about the impact a hop spider has on hop utilization, prepping a barrel, acid yeast washing.
Spring is coming and if you plan to grow your own hops it's time to draw up your plans.
Understanding hop science and high-level dry hopping techniques allow you to lock in all that hop aroma.
The Wiz helps a homebrewer looking for cask ale taste on a bottling budget. Plus, dry hopping in the keg.
The Wiz discusses late hop additions, the complex issue of CO2 qualities and mash stirring.
The Wiz weighs in on whether to rehydrate dry yeast and defuses a bottle explosion problem.
Break out of your hop schedule comfort zone by trying first wort hopping or mash hopping.
Recipes for both first wort hopping and mash hopping found below
Five brewers on the cutting edge of a new style, the India pale lager, share their insight for hop-loving homebrewers.
The excitement over using wet hops to create seasonal brews with a fresh, bright taste at harvest time has escalated over the past decade, and it’s no wonder why.
Brew a cutting-edge homebrew with four new hop varieties: Belma™, Calypso, Legacy™ and Mosaic™.
GROW YOUR OWN HOPS! Order your hop rhizomes today from the following suppliers for your own annual supply of homegrown hops.
Pigs plus spent grains plus hops equal hopped pork BBQ.
The Wiz blows away a “sucking” question and finally learns the bitter truth about hop aroma deterioration.