Hops Cheat Sheet
Don’t know your Cascade from your Citra? Here’s a quick cheat sheet of some common hop varieties that you’ll see in our craft IPAs. Of course this is just the tip of the iceberg, and oftentimes brewers will use more than one variety, but hopefully this will help inform your next beer pick.
Strong fruit aroma, specifically tropical fruit
Not super strong with notes of grapefruit.
Spicy and pine-like
Herbal and fruity
Light and sweet, and as the name implies… citrusy.
Fruity and earthy
Floral and citrusy with a notable orange flavor
Peach and passion fruit with very little pine or earthiness
Herbal and earthy