Dual Hops

Dual Hops

These hops are used for both their bittering properties and for aroma and flavour.  By adding them to the middle of the wort boil the heat breaks down the resin to add bitterness but doesn’t compromise the benefits of the aromatic oils. Below is a current list of dual use hops.

Bittering Hops

Bittering Hops

These hop varieties contain resins with high levels of alpha acids that create the distinct bitterness in beers.  They have less aromatic oils therefore they generally don’t contribute much flavour or aroma to the finished beer.  Bittering hops are added to the beginning of the wort boil to allow the temperature to bring out the…