Welcome to the Beer Garden » Humulus lupulus

« Back to Welcome to the Beer Garden

Humulus lupulus

Hops (see “He-Hop, She-Hop,” October 1, 2009) are most commonly associated with beer brewing today. The female flowers are added to freshly brewed beer, known as wort, to provide aroma, clarity and flavor, and to help preserve the beer.

« Back to Welcome to the Beer Garden