This is a really interesting question. I’d love to see empirical evidence of biotransformation. For now, it seems like people are saying if they do things differently, the beers tastes different. On the surface, that should be expected. The magnitude of the difference is surprising, so maybe there’s something going on. Hop aromas come from the…[Read more]
I’ve always bought my hops from the local homebrew store. The guy there buys big packages (5kg) then splits them into 30g bags and refrigerates them. I don’t know when they come from, if they’re fresh, how long ago they were opened etc.
I have the impression that sometimes the hops are very aromatic, sometimes not as much. This is with the same…[Read more]