Too Many Hops? But this is America!

-PHOTO TAKEN 11NOV02- Belgian 61-year-old master-brewer Jean-Pierre Van Roy adds hops to a brew kett..

A very interesting article critiquing the overuse, or supposed overuse of hops in american beer. What do you all think? Agree? Disagree?

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/drink/2013/05/hoppy_beer_is_awful_or_at_least_its_bitterness_is_ruining_craft_beer_s_reputation.html

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2 thoughts on “Too Many Hops? But this is America!

  1. I’m a huge hop head, but I’ve recently forced myself to try less hoppy beers to force my palate to expand. It’s just too easy to grab the hoppiest thing I can find on the shelf. I know I’ll probably love it, but I don’t want a one-note palate. You do have to wonder if you taste buds get sensitized to the wonderful Humulus lupulus…

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