Get up to speed on 10 different hop varietals and the flavors they bring to your brew.
Hops color beer with everything from pine to grapefruit to mango flavors, making hops the most versatile ingredient in the alcohol business. But, with more than 100 varieties, it’s easy to get beer’s bittering element confused. Browse through these 10 hops—from traditional noble types to new flavors from Down Under—to learn which variety you’re tasting.
Northern Brewer may have originated in England, but one of the most famous expressions of its unique woody, minty character is San Fran’s Anchor Steam Beer.