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

What is a Mash Out and How to Do It?

a guy perfroming a mash out.

When it comes to performing a mash out some brewers consider it to be an important part of the beer-making process while others don’t believe it has any effect on the final product and skip it entirely. Mashing involves soaking crushed grains in warm water for 60 – 90 minutes, also known as steeping. The … Read more