How to Store and What to Look for With Aged Hops (Video Tip) | Craft Beer & Brewing

How to Store and What to Look for With Aged Hops (Video Tip)

When it comes to spontaneous beers, aged hops can play an important role. Todd Boera of Fonta Flora explains what works for his brewery.

Todd Boera 20 days ago

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What's the right way to store aged hops and what should they look and smell like before you add them to your spontaneous beer? The answers you seek and more are available in this video tip.

In the full video course, Fonta Flora's Todd Boera takes you through their first coolship brew of the season, offering practical tips for recipe development, mashing, boil, chilling/coolship, fruiting, and much more.

The full video course, will teach you several methods to help you brew your own spontaneous beers at the commercial and home scale. Topics for this course include:

  • Designing a recipe for spontaneous beers
  • Turbid mashing
  • Evaluating and selecting hops
  • Coolship techniques
  • Prospecting for local bugs
  • Fruit and adjuncts
  • When to blend
  • And much more

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