It's pretty hard to ignore the impact hops have had on beer. Pre-hops beer was flavoured with herbs and spices, and then we realised how good hops were at providing bitterness, flavour and aroma while also being a natural preservative. In recent years hops have become front and centre in modern beers and we are still learning about all the neat things they can do. Hoppy beer tasters included.
Sign up for all the news and never miss a drop. In the industry? Join our industry list