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Happy hops

Aahh that first mouthful of beer. The noseful of floral aroma, the thirst quenching citrus edge, the bitter finish. All produced by the flower of the vine Humulus lupulus. The hop. Hops have been widely used in beer for many … Continue reading

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Keeping your beer clear

The last stage in producing a cask conditioned beer is the addition of a fining agent to clarify the beer. The most commonly used is Isinglass. This was traditionally produced from the swim bladder of the sturgeon. It is of … Continue reading

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