Hazy Weekend Hop Selection: Cascade
Because we buy such an incredible amount of hops, we are allowed to select the hops of a number of varieties ourselves. Sander, Ronald and the brewers then put their noses in hops from different origins to select the tastiest.
Hops are the seasoning in IPAs, Pale Ales and other hoppy beer styles. It makes a lot of difference to the brewer which hops go into a beer. In addition to hop variety and freshness, the place where the hops grow is also crucial for the taste of the beer. Just like grapes, hops are influenced by the so-called terroir. Where the hops grow determines the taste of the beer. For example, two fields of the same variety on the same farm can appear completely different in the glass.
For example, we are looking for the peachiest Cascade, the sharpest Citra, the strongest Mosaic and the most aromatic Columbus. And this is your chance to taste them!