Hops Lecture & Tasting Workshop

Bitter & Esters

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This advanced course and accompanying tasting will engross you in the wonderfully complex world of hops which are the delicate, cone-like flower giving many of your favorite brews their delicious and complex aromas and flavors.

Hops are wonderfully diverse and are used for multiple purposes. Each variety imparts a uniquely different scent and flavor – from spicy, citrusy, pine-like, earthy to floral. Our course will comprehensively cover the essential properties and nature of hops: you will learn how to distinguish between hop varieties and their origins as well as how to harness them throughout the brewing process to produce a perfectly balanced homebrew. Learn how hops are used for flavoring, bittering, and preserving beer and leave with a deeper appreciation for the world of hops.

During the second half of the course, we’ll conduct a tasting to give you an experiential understanding of hops and their properties. Taste, identify, and discuss hop varieties at work in six aromatic and two bittering beer examples.

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Expiration varies. Must be 21 or older to attend. ALL SALES FINAL. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place. Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival. Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts. Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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