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Late Hop Additions and Hop Oils in Beer Brewing

by Brad Smith on January 21, 2013 · 19 comments

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A trend in modern brewing is the greater use of late steeped hop additions for many styles. These include steeped hop additions, whirlpool hops, use of a hop-back and even dry hopping. Surprisingly, most of these late additions are not done to increase bitterness, but instead to exploit hop oils which play a significant role […]