Exploration of Post-Fermentation Hop Oil Extracts

Exploration of Post-Fermentation Hop Oils Overview and Results of the Different Hop-variety Specific Oils   When new hop products hit the market, they are usually viewed with equal amount of excitement and confusion. Post-fermentation hop oils fall into this...

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 beer O 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)...

A Look at pH in Hoppy Beers

A Look at pH in Hoppy Beers Heavy dry hopping will increase the final pH of beer, but does it matter?  A Look at pH in Hoppy Beers 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...