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Green Into Gold

POSTED ON February 17th  - POSTED IN Blog

Time for some beer basics. Come April, the incredible climbing bine will pop out of the soil in the beeriest corners of the globe, from Bavaria to Oregon: hops.

What’s an IBU?

POSTED ON February 12th  - POSTED IN Blog

This week, we’re looking at a well-known, yet little understood way of measuring how bitter a beer is. IBU’s are often thrown around as a trendy stat on product labels and beer descriptions, and while they’re a very relevant way of measuring certain aspects of a beer’s flavor and aroma, they do not (in any way) make a beer better or worse. It’s all about matching your preferences to the measurable facts about a beer to find that perfect sweet spot for you.International Bitterness Units (IBU)