Video Tip: A Primer on Alpha Acids in Hops

Get a quick rundown on alpha acids and beta acids when it comes to hops. In this video tip Dirk Hillegass walks you through the basics and how it can help you make a superior beer.

Dirk Hillegass Aug 22, 2019 - 2 min read

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Let's talk about alpha acids and what you need to know to get you on the way to making excellent beer. From the simple definitions that can help you understand the ingredients to the timing and temperature needed to get the most out of your hops, Dirk Hillegass is here to help.

About this course

Producing Superior Ales with All Sevens Brewing
All Sevens Brewing Head Brewer Dirk Hillegass takes you from grain to glass, offering practical tips to help you brew superior ales. This video course contains more than 50 minutes of video and dozens of articles.

In this video course, All Sevens Brewing Head Brewer Dirk Hillegass covers:

  • Brewing Water
  • Brewing Malt
  • Hops
  • Yeast
  • Brewing an Amber Ale
  • Brew Day Process
  • Fermentation Process + Tips
  • Conditioning + Carbonation

And much more.