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Whole Cone Hops vs. Pellets vs. Extract

First off let’s look at a table where one can see the different yields from the brewhouse into finished beer of different hop products. These yields are based on the resulting amount of bittering...
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The Myth of the Hop – 4 persistent untruths about hops

It’s wonderful that hops have become the subject of so much writing and discussion. It’s just unfortunate that in the process so many (false) myths are being passed on – in countless forums and blogs, on...
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The bitter truth about bitterness units

Determining the EBC bitterness units in beer is, in itself, very simple: the absorption value of the beer is simply multiplied by 50. The 50 is an empirical value which means that 5/7 of the bitterness...
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In the beginning there was a cone…

Hops belong to the Cannabinaceae family…the plant is already likable! What is even more likable about hops is that the male plants are essentially not needed (except for breeding purposes, whenever they...
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10 must-haves for a extensive hop handling

We put together a variety of tools to make your beer hoppier for almost any situation, whether you are testing new hop varieties, brewing beer, serving beer or drinking it. For all the beer enthusiast,...
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