Video Tip: Know Your Banger Hops

In this clip from their video course, Hop Butcher for the World cofounders and brewers Jude La Rose and Jeremiah Zimmer explain how they select and deploy a “banger” hop such as Mosaic, as compared to more role-player “passenger” hops.

Jude La Rose , Jeremiah Zimmer Nov 23, 2022 - 2 min read

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Hop Butcher for the World has won a strong following in the Chicago area for juicy IPAs dropping with hop aroma and flavor, and they have earned a strong reputation among fellow brewers nationwide for their intentional approach to selecting and blending different hops for those beers.

In this 86-minute video course, cofounders Jeremiah Zimmer and Jude La Rose go deep on everything hops, including:

  • choosing the right varieties for the beer you want to brew
  • knowing which hops are supporting players and which are the bangers
  • blending different hop varieties for maximum effect
  • rubbing and evaluating hops

And much more.

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