I only make IPA's and have read about some IPA makers introducing hops gradually over the boil vs. adding the the "aroma" dose during the last 5 or 10 minutes of the boil. I understand that hops added ...
How do you use it? What does it do? Do you pass finished wort through it hot or cold?
For the homebrewer that grows and harvests his/her own hops; how best can one approximate the alpha acids in the hops they have? Is it worth it or should brewers stick to using home grown hops for ...
I always have a difficult time getting the hops in the carboy and then removing it when dry-hopping. What's the trick?
If so, what kind of weight should I use? Should it be enough to sink the bag to the bottom of the carboy?
Hops come in three formats pellets, plugs and whole-leaf. Plugs are whole leaf hops that have been compressed into a little cake usually 0.5 ounces in size. What are the ups and downs of using ...