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Citra Hops: Benefits, Uses & History

Hops are the dried, flowering part of the hop plant. While hops are most commonly used in flavoring beer, they’re also used in various ways. Hops have been grown in America since early colonial times. Beer is frequently made with malted barley, yeast, and water. But beer made just with these three ingredients often lacks flavor and has a dull taste. Many brewers add plants to enhance the flavor and give it depth. Heather flowers, spruce tips, and bog myrtle have all been used to experiment with flavor profiles. Still, by the 15th century, hops were added to the beer-making process, and brewers preferred this plant over...
Jason Geib

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