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Adventures with Hops

April 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

And for your enjoyment today, a guest post: Jake Metzler is a home brewing fanatic who loves to write and share his knowledge with others. When he’s not brewing, you can probably find him rock climbing and/or listening to eighties metal. As a home brewer, I often find myself latching on to the latest trends […]

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Hops: The Basics

February 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Everyone knows the smell of hops–that telltale whiff of weed as you raise a pint to your lips. I also know that hops act as a preservative, mostly from the story of the creation of IPAs. India Pale Ales supposedly became popular with British shipmen because they not only weathered the journey to India well, […]

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