It's harvest season in some parts of the world. Which means, it's the perfect time to brew some wet-hopped beers. What are wet-hopped beers? What is wet hopping? I recently wet to O'Brien's Pub here in San Diego where they were putting on a local wet-hopped mini beer festival. Well, it was more like a tap takeover with local breweries and their locally hopped beers. Hop farms are beginning to pop up all around San Diego County, which makes it a lot easier(and cheaper) for local breweries to get fresh hops for their beers. Queen City Drinks has done a great piece on the subject:
Sticking with the fall beer theme from the past two weeks I want to educate folks on wet hopped beers. Pumpkin beers dominate Fall with Oktoberfest beers coming in a distant second and wet hopped beers a bit of a rarity.
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