So many reasons to love hops
Hoppy beers are all the rage, and with good reason. Each variety brings a different profile to your favorite beer. Whether it’s citrus notes, pine needle scents, or the noble bite of a classic pilsner, the presence of hops has become essential to a good brew.
What may be less common knowledge is that hops were originally added to beer not for flavor, but for preservation. They’re great at fending off bacteria and keeping things fresh. With that in mind, let’s look at the many other uses for hops that you may not be aware of:
Beyond Brewing: The Many Magical Uses For Hops - on VinePair