Survivables: Unpacking Hot-Side Hop Flavor

Survivables: Unpacking Hot-Side Hop Flavor

Survivables: Unpacking Hot-Side Hop Flavor Why hops like Idaho 7 might be so good at imparting saturated hop flavor to beerO ne of the things I obsess with at Sapwood is tasting our hop-forward beers pre-dry hop. After a tank has been soft crashed down to 58°F (14°C)...

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Freeze Dried Mango Citra NEIPA

Freeze Dried Mango Citra NEIPA

  Bio–T Cryo® Blend hot-side with freeze-dried mango during active fermentation to push fruity flavors.H ot-side hop saturated flavor is an essential part of a great hazy IPA. Loading up an IPA with a massive charge of dry-hops alone doesn't seem to be enough. These...

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Cashmere DIPA with Conan and Hefeweizen Yeast

Cashmere DIPA with Conan and Hefeweizen Yeast

Cashmere IPA    Fermented with Conan and Hefeweizen YeastO ne of my favorite things to do at the brewery is experiment with small batches. Sometimes I'll transfer 5-gallons of fermented hoppy wort pre-dry hop to a purged keg with experimental hops. Other times...

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A Look at pH in Hoppy Beers

A Look at pH in Hoppy Beers

A Look at pH in Hoppy BeersHeavy dry hopping will increase the final pH of beer, but does it matter? H ow important is the final pH of beer? What factors can play a role in altering the final pH of beer? What are the pH ranges that people generally prefer in beer?...

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What We Know About Dry Hopping

What We Know About Dry Hopping

What We Know About Dry Hopping Free sample chapter from my book titled, "The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor."      About the Book: In The NEW IPA, Scott Janish scours through hundreds of academic studies, collecting and translating the...

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2019 Barrel Drop

2019 Barrel Drop

2019 Barrel Drop Barrel aged mixed-fermented sour re-fermented with Washington Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and cherries. I 've had a 15-gallon barrel running yearly turns of mixed-fermented beer at home for over five years now. Once a year, I empty it and refill it that...

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A Case for Short And Cool Dry Hopping

A Case for Short And Cool Dry Hopping

A Case for Short And Cool Dry Hopping Using the latest hop science as a guide.W hen researching for a book I self-published in May of 2019 called The New IPA: A Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor, I was struck how the collection of hop science was leading me to...

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Rice Saison Lager

Rice Saison Lager

Saison Rice Lager  Saison fermented cool then re-fermented with lager yeast. W henever a brewery puts out something that appears to break the rules, I'm interested. I understand that style guildlines keep some sort of order, but they can keep people from experimenting...

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Thiol Driver

Thiol Driver

Thiol Driver  Scientifically-driven Hoppy Lager Designed to Push Fruity Hop ThiolsO ne of the reasons I love grinding through academic brewing papers is because sometimes findings from multiple studies can come together and inspire something new for me to try. This...

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Guide to Coffee Beers

Guide to Coffee Beers

Guide to Coffee Beers  Experiments and Results of Different Methods to Infuse Beer with CoffeeC offee lovers (myself included) can look a little foolish when it comes to the morning brew routine. The process generally starts by weighing out the beans, setting the...

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The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor

In the NEW IPA, Scott Janish scours through hundreds of academic studies, collecting and translating the relevant hop science into one easily digestible book. Through experiments, lab tests, discussions with researchers, and interviews with renowned and award-winning commercial brewers, the NEW IPA will get you to think differently about brewing processes and ingredient selection that define today's hop-forward beers. It's a must-have book for those that love to brew hoppy hazy beer and a scientific guide for those who want to push the limits of hop flavor and aroma!

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