Brewing Without Hops | CB&B Video Tip | Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine

Brewing Without Hops | CB&B Video Tip

When brewing without hops, you'll want to be sure to use the right ingredients. Josh Weikert has some tips for adjusting your recipe in this video tip of the week.

Technically, if you're brewing a beer without hops, it's not really a beer. But there are reasons you wouldn't use hops in brewing, and if that's the case, you'll need to find ingredients that approximate the perceived level of bitterness or your beer will taste too sweet. Additionally, you'll want to select a recipe that will achieve a very dry result. Ingredients that will add some bitterness include:

Roasty malts Certain strains of yeast Spices Herbs

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