According to Boston Beer Company’s website, “The distinct character of this IPA comes from its combination of hops. German, English, and American hops grown along the 48th latitude each add their own distinct flavors and aromas, creating layers of hoppiness, complexity, and personality.”
One of the essential skills you will come across when homebrewing, especially if you brew a style that is high in gravity, is racking. This is when beer is moved from one
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Noble hops are the showcase in this smooth and easy drinking pilsner, fashioned in the German-style. According to Boston Beer Co.’s website, “This unique pilsner showcases all 5 Noble hops from the world’s oldest growing regions for a distinct, complex hop character. The floral, citrusy aroma and flavors from the Noble hops are balanced by the honeyed malt notes of special Bohemian spring barley, for a crisp, fresh taste.”
The very first microbrewed American Ale has a deep gold appearance and a subtle malt character. The Cascade hops give it a spicy pine hop profile.
Homebrewers spend a fair amount of time and effort preventing beer from oxidizing. But the best-laid plans don’t always work out, and every brewer — and beer drinker for that matter —
Brooklyn Lager is Brooklyn Brewery’s flagship beer. It is loosely based on the old Vienna lager style, derivations of which were popular in parts of the United States in the late 1800s. Its bitterness is snappy, with a firm malt core, and the beer is dry hopped.
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace marries the overall structure of the modern saison style with the unique lemony/herbal qualities of the Sorachi Ace hop. Sorachi Ace is used throughout, and very complete attenuation gives refreshing, flinty dryness.
Discountinued in 2013, Brooklyn Monster Ale was first brewed in 1997 and was a legend in its time as one of the early American-brewed barleywines. It was midway between the old British barleywine style and more modern variants. Much of this beer’s essential character comes from the use of Maris Otter floor malts, but the residual sugar was relatively low.
Check out ten newer hop varieties that are now available to homebrewers. Plus, try brewing four hoppy homebrew recipes with the newer releases. You may have noticed some new hop names on