alpha acids

What is Hop Isomerization in Beer Brewing?

by Brad Smith on August 21, 2021 · 3 comments

This week I take look at hop isomerization in beer brewing and how it applies to brewers. Isomerized alpha acids in beer are the primary bittering compound used to offset the sweetness of the malt in beer. What is Isomerization? Isomerization is a process where a molecule is transformed into another molecule that contains the […]