Why You Should Always Use Quality Hops (Video Tip)

The quality of the hops your use in your beer can mean the difference between an excellent pint and one immediately ready for a drain pour. Choose wisely and well.

Christopher Tropeano Jul 11, 2019 - 2 min read

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It should be common sense, but "if you use a crappy hop, that hop is going to ruin the flavor of your beer," says Chris Tropeano of Resident Culture beer. In this video tip he explains why hop quality matters.

About this Course

Chris Tropeano, founder of Resident Culture Brewing and former brewer at Russian River, covers all of the practical knowledge you need to brew better hoppy beers. Tropeano covers everything from hops blending + selection to using the proper form of hops to get the most beer out of every batch without sacrificing flavor. This course includes more than 110 minutes of video.

Plus learn about:
- Hops blending
- Evaluating hops
- Hopping rates and diminishing returns
- Hot-side hopping techniques
- Cold-side hopping techniques
- Oxygen impacts and reduction
- The different forms of hops
- Plus 5 recipes for your next hoppy beer
- And much more!