Noble Hops

Although bock beers are a malt forward beer, they still use hops as do most beers. The type of hops have been held in a category that some call “Noble Hops”. These are low alpha acid hops that carry a distinctive flavor profile. Also the majority of these hops are German in origin. An interesting…

New beer rules

I have been pouring through various beer blogs lately and ran into these rules on one blog, which led me to the originator, Stan Hieronymus’ site Appelation Beer. For those who might not know who he is (gah, it sounds like I’m name dropping), he is the author of a number of brewing books and…