Bittering Hops

Pahto Hops
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Pahto Hops: The Best Beer Styles for a Bitter Love Affair

If you’re aiming to brew a beer that packs a punch without the pucker, the Pahto hop is your heavyweight champ. Sometimes known in the hop world as HBC 682, this burly bittering beauty doesn’t mess around. Think of Pahto as the strong, silent type. Big on bitterness, but doesn’t

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Feux-Coeur Hops
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Feux-Coeur Hops Myth: The Ultimate Brew for Ale Aficionados?

You might not have heard of Feux-Coeur hops, but get ready to be intrigued. These hops were born out of a hop-breeding program. But it must have had a few homebrewers giggling over their pint glasses. As these hops are as elusive as they are charming. They’re like the unicorns

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Toyomidori Hops
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Toyomidori Hops: The Perfect Brew Styles for This Rare Rebel

Toyomidori hops, a glimpse into Japan’s hop breeding, might tickle your fancy if you’re into craft beer with an adventurous twist. Picture this. A hop that promises a whisper of green tea and cheerful fruity notes, but not without its dramas.  These little guys could’ve been a sensation, but nature

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Newport Hops
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Newport Hops Exposed: Unraveling the Perfect Beer Match

Are you new to homebrewing or revisiting hops? Let’s talk about Newport hops. Picture these beauties as the rebellious teenager of the hop family. Bold, a bit rough around the edges, but with a heart of gold. Newport hops were born out of necessity. Other varieties were stricken by disease.

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