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Hops Insider: What’s New, Post-CBC Edition
As usual, the recent Craft Brewers Conference was a chance for hop suppliers to unveil new products and projects relevant to brewers—pelletized wet hops, concentrated Nelson Sauvin, the arrival of Luminosa, the hop harvests Down Under, and more.
The newest pellets from Yakima Chief Hops (YCH), introduced without fanfare during the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Minneapolis, don’t look like any others produced during the past 50 years. They are neon green, almost glowing. Although they won’t make a beer look equally radioactive, they will deliver odor compounds usually lost during the kilning process.
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