HBC 472 is a very versatile hop that we are still discovering new ways to use, here at YCH. With the winter season approaching, there are opportunities to try using HBC 472 in some rule-bending styles.
Yakima Chief Hops officially released Cryo Hops® pellets three years ago, and it quickly became the talk of the commercial brewing community as customers put the new product to the test – discovering its capabilities in terms of flavor
Enter Triumph – a new public hop variety developed by John Henning, a research geneticist at the USDA. With high yields and excellent brewing qualities, this aroma hop was named for its ‘triumph’ over other experimental hop varieties both in the field and in the glass.
Yakima Chief Hops, the leading American hop supplier based in the Pacific Northwest, is proud to announce the formation of their Organic Hops program, supplying brewers worldwide with certified organic hops from family-owned farms.
The beer, which has evolved from its original recipe into an IPA that uses Mosaic hops, is clean, clear and offers the same bright, sweet tropical fruit and citrus notes absent the assertive bitterness typical of the IPAs of yesteryear.
Sometimes you see something & think to yourself, “Ya know, this is astoundingly cool! This could change everything. How the hell did they ever think of this?” That was pretty much my reaction when I first saw Cryo Hops®.