Hops

Hops is British slang for beer.
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Hops

Hop vines are grown in cool climates and brewers make use of the cone-like flowers. The dried cones are available in pellets, plugs, or whole.
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Hops

The hop is a tall climbing plant distantly related to the cannabis plant i.e. hemp. The modern hop has been developed from a wild plant that was originally used as a medicinal herb in early Egypt. The plants are perennials, produced from cuttings, and can be expected to remain productive for 10 - 20 years or more, sending their roots down to a dept...
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hops

Synonym for humulus ... The dried fruits (strobiles) of Humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern Asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer. ... Synonym: hops. ... Origin: Mediev. L. ... (05 Mar 200...
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HOPS

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hops

hops: see hop.
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Hops

Hops is a popular term for the dried flowers or catkins of the hop plant.
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hops

Type: Term Pronunciation: hops Synonyms: humulus
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hops

Female fruit heads of the hop plant Humulus lupulus, family Cannabiaceae; these are dried and used as a tonic and in flavouring beer. In designated areas in Europe, no male hops may be grown, since seedless hops produced by the unpollinated female plant contain a greater propor...
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Hops

A hardy plant that produces conelike flowers. These flowers are used to impart flavor to beer and ales.
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Hops

Hop vines are grown in cool climates and brewers make use of the cone-like flowers. The dried cones are available in pellets, plugs, or whole.
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Hops

Hops come from the Humulis Lupulus plant or vine. It is the female flower that is used in brewing. They come in several forms, whole, pellet and plug. Hops are what makes beer bitter. There are volumes written on hops, if you are interested, there is plen
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Hops

Hops are the female flowers (also called seed cones or strobiles) of the hop plant, Humulus lupulus. They are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, to which they impart a bitter, tangy flavor, though hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine. In the Middle Ages, beers tended to be of a very...
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Hops

1. One of the four principal ingredients of beer, hops are flower cones added to beer as a bittering agent, a preservative, and an aromatic. 2. Herb added to boiling wort or fermenting beer to impart a bitter aroma and flavor.
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Hops

Hops come from the Humulis Lupulus plant or vine. It is the female flower that is used in brewing. They come in several forms, whole, pellet and plug. Hops are what makes beer bitter. There are volumes written on hops, if you are interested, there is plen
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Hops

The cones or flowers of the female Humulus lupulus plant
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Hops

Herb added to boiling wort or fermenting beer to impart a bitter aroma and flavor.
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hops

Hops are the flower of a climbing vine (Humulus Lupulus). Hops contain bitter alpha acids, which are what give beer its bitterness. They also contain various other volatile organic compounds, which can impart other flavors and aromas to beer, depending on the hop variety. Hops which are boiled for more than 30 minutes will impart mainly bitter...
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hops

the flowers or cones of the female hop plant used in brewing to impart flavor and bitterness. These can be used whole, or in form of pellets or plugs.
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