New technology separating the boys from the girls

Oct 3, 2019
New technology separating the boys from the girls

Hops are dioecious, which means there are male and female plants. Only the mature, unfertilised cones of the female plants are harvested for use in beer, as they produce the yield of acids and essential oils that brewers value for their bittering and aromatic properties. Male plants are used when hop breeders wish to cross […]

Barth Haas June 2019 Hop Science Report

Jul 22, 2019
Barth Haas June 2019 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth-Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. See the June 2019 report summary below. Many brewers are familiar with hop creep, but the team of Professor Shellhammer […]

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