As the home brewing scene sweeps the nation, there is a powerful quieter wave following it: growing your own hops. Die-hard home brewers are taking their hobby to the next level by getting into the cultivation of hops, one of the core elements of quality craft beer. While growing hops isn’t for the faint of heart, it’s certainly not as hard as it’s made out to be by both brewers and gardeners alike.
In this article, we’ll take a look at the most popular types of hops for brewing beer, how to cultivate hops at home from start to finish, and some of the signature flavors that different types of hops impart to a finished bottle of delicious craft brew.
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