First Wort Hopping: Enhance Hop Aroma and Flavor in Your Beer

A brewer doing first wort hopping

First wort hopping is a brewing technique that has recently gained popularity among homebrewers and commercial brewers alike. It involves adding hops to the wort before the boil begins, resulting in a unique and complex flavor profile. In this article, we’ll explore what first wort hopping is, how to do it, what kind of hops … 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