Hops are, without a doubt, the most talked-about ingredient in craft beer today. Here at Craft Brewing Business, we often hop into the weeds, detailing info such as alpha acid, hop contracts and unusual hop selections. Every now and then it’s good to go back to the basics to remember the role of hops in brewing and how to best harness that bold hop flavor.
Enter The Craft Beer Channel‘s latest series “Beer School.” The crew travels to the Czech Republic to profile the Saaz hop, a noble variety of hops that was named after the Czech city of Žatec (German translation: Saaz). Check out the video above and then head over to the Craft Beer Channel for more bodacious brew videos.