Do you know your Tettnanger from your Fuggle? Can you taste the difference between Citra hops and Simcoe? This guide will introduce you to essential hops from around the world.
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By focusing on just two ingredients, you can filter out the other "noise" and learn your Centennials from your Chinooks and your Munich malt from your Vienna. You'll know exactly what each ingredient tastes like, and learning those flavor and aroma characteristics on their own will help you tweak recipes with more components later on.