Whole cone hops are generally added to the brew kettle in a compressed form because hops are dried and compressed into large bales after harvest and stored like this until use. Brewers
This is a really interesting question about hop storage. Brewers can, at times, be skeptical about observations reported by newer brewers, especially when the observations have to do with changes in flavor.
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Understanding hop science and high-level dry hopping techniques allow you to lock in all that hop aroma.
The Wiz discusses late hop additions, the complex issue of CO2 qualities and mash stirring.