Georg Drexler,1 Elisabeth Wiesen,1 Mark Zunkel,1 Sebastian Hinz,1 Alicia Muñoz Insa,1 Victor Algazzali,2 Tim Kostelecky,2 and Christina Schönberger1 1. Joh. Barth & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG, Nuremberg, Germany 2. John I. Haas Inc., Yakima, WA, U.S.A. ABSTRACT Hops are the soul of beer, yet not easy to characterize in terms of flavor expression. The…  Read More

John I. Haas, Inc. and the Barth-Haas Group introduce FLEX®, a new beer bittering hop product that provides improved brewhouse efficiency and flexibility as a concentrated, highly flowable CO2 hop extract. FLEX® is designed to reduce wort losses and provide the clean bittering you need for your beer in a convenient, easy to use form….  Read More

The following is an alternative method to the popular hand-rub for the sensory analysis of hop samples. This provides a neater and more standardized procedure as well as eliminating the carryover effect from residual hop resins on the hands. The method also has the advantage that it is applicable for hop pellets as well as…  Read More

Hops are no longer just a subtlety of beer. Today brewers are skillfully using hops to establish a true, standout identity—giving iconic beers their trademark taste, aroma and personality. In this highly innovative and creative environment, The Barth-Haas Hops Companion has become a trusted resource for brewers worldwide, offering hops descriptions, hop product applications and…  Read More