Hops Articles


Investigating Centennial Hops

Originally posted Dec 1, 2016 on Brulosophy | In the most recent hop chronicles article the brulosophy team investigates and old “C” stand-by, centennial hops!

Noble Hops Guide

Originally posted Nov 8, 2016 on Beer and Brewing | Ah, noble hops. Usually relegated to traditional lagers, get the full scoop on these four hops.

Why You Should Buy Hops in Bulk

Originally posted on Nov 7, 2016 on Beer Simple | The advantages to purchasing hops in bulk is discussed. If you are still buying hops by the ounce you need to read this article!

Investigating Cascade Hops

Originally posted on Nov 3, 2016 on Brulosophy | Cascade is the quintessential american craft brewing hop. It is the one that really started it al.  See how modern day drinkers perceive this hop as it is evaluated in this edition of Brulosophy’s Hop Chronicles.

How to Hop a Lager

Originally posted on Oct 12, 2016 on Beer and Brewing | Unlike IPAs where you can pick a just about any hop and toss it in there to create a respectable beer, lagers require a more delicate and thought-out approach.

Galaxy Hops

Originally posted on Oct 6, 2016 on Brulosophy | The latest in Brulosophy’s Hop Chronicles investigates galaxy hops. See what are the top aroma and flavor compounds that galaxy produces in beer.

All About EKG

Originally posted Sept 28, 2016 on Kegerator.com | “You down with EKG, yeah you know me…” Oh, that’s not how the Naughty By Nature song goes. Let’s dive into East Kent Golding hops.

VIDEO: A Smash with Jarrylo

Originally posted on Sept 17, 2016 on Brew-Dudes | Jarrylo is a hop that has been gaining a lot traction recently, especially in the youtube community. See how it stacks up to other hop varieties with the Brew Dudes tasting

Lets Talk About Nugget Hops

Originally posted on Sept 6, 2016 on Homebrewing Fun | Nugget is not some new flashy hop, but maybe it needs to be looked at more closely?

Dry Hopping

Originally posted Aug 26, 2016 on Homebrew Answers | Is there a best way to dry hop a beer? Homebrew answers tries to figure it out in this post on dry hopping beer.

Evaluating Czech Saaz Hops

Originally posted Aug 4, 2016 on Brulosophy | In their most recent installment of The Hop Chronicles, the Brulosophy team investigates Czech Saaz hops.  Usually utilized in class bohemian pilsners in low does, the team investigates what this hop can really do with a large late addition and dry hopping.

Experimental Hop 07270

Originally posted July 7, 2016 on Brulosophy | In the most recent article in Brulosophy’s Hop Chronicles series they investigate Hop 07270 in a SMASH pale ale.  The results lean towards dank/catty and resinous

The Freshest Hop News

Originally posted July 6, 2016 on Appellation Beer | Stan Hieronymus is always up-to-date on the latest hops news and he graciously shares that information with us in this post.  He links to two really interesting documents 1) The status of the 2016 hop harvest and 2) the experimental varities being offered.