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Latest revision as of 21:40, 31 March 2008

The flower of a perennial vine, and one of the four ingredients of beer. Hops are the universal spice of beer. Hops, like grapes used in wine, are varietal. Some varieties contribute mainly bitterness, while others are prized as Aroma Hops.

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The various fields in the hops editor are used for the following purposes:
Name
self-explanatory
Origin
country or region where grown
Supplier
manufacturer or grower
Description
comments on distinctive characteristics of the ingredient
Substitutes
Similar hops that can be used instead
Type
Bittering or aroma
Form
Whole, plug, or pellet
Alpha
Percent of Alpha acid
Beta
Percent of Beta acid
Cohumulone
Percent of cohumulone
Humulene
Percent of humulene
Caryophyllene
Percent of caryophyllene
Farnesene
Percent of farnesene
Storage
How well the hop will maintain alpha acid in storage This is an indicator of the stability of the hop variety. Freezing it, and keeping oxygen out of the package will prolong the alpha-acid lifetime (as opposed to warmer temperatures and an non-sealed package).
Storage Factor
Alpha acid storage quality on a scale of 1-100 (Fact check requested)
Cost/Unit
unit cost of the ingredient
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See also