For the Love of Hops expertly
explains the nature of hops, their
origins, and how brewers maximize their
positive attributes throughout the
Hieronymus starts with the basics of hop
chemistry, then examines the important
role farmers play and how brewers can
best choose the hops they need. He
provides fundamental information about
and descriptions of more than
100 hop varieties,
along with 16 recipes from around the
world, including top U.S. craft brewers.
Hieronymus explores hop quality and
utilization, with an entire chapter
devoted to dry hopping.
Throughout, Hieronymus' research and
accessible writing style educate the
reader on the rich history of hops and
their development into an essential
ingredient in beer.