American Pale Ale Recipe: The Ultimate Guide to Brewing Your Own APA

An American Pale Ale or APA on a bar top next to the words American Pale Ale Recipe.

American Pale Ale (APA) is a popular craft beer style that has its roots in the early days of American craft brewing. In the 1980s, American brewers began experimenting with using American-grown hops, which had a distinctively different flavor and aroma profile than their European counterparts. This experimentation led to the creation of the American … Read more

Saaz Hops Reviewed

saaz hops next to a lager on a table.

Having been used in brewing for centuries, Saaz hops are a type of hop considered to be one of the noble hop varieties. They are named after the city of Žatec in the Czech Republic, which has been well-known for the production of hops since the Middle Ages. They are known for their delicate, floral … Read more