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Brewers savor the candy flavor of some Florida-grown hops

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June 7, 2022

Brewers like the flavor and aroma that come from Florida-grown Cascade hops, says a University of Florida Extension agent. They say it tastes a little like candy. Matt Smith admits his sample size is small thus far – only seven brewers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Aroma, Brewers, Cascade, Craft Beer, Flavor, Florida Grown, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hops, LED Lighting, Matt Smith, Plant Breeding, Tampa Bay, Trials, UF IFAS Extension, Zhanao Deng

EDIS Update: LED Light Increases Leaf Area and Root Length of Humulus lupulus (var. Tettnanger) In Vitro


September 22, 2020

Hops, a growing specialty crop in Florida, are most well-known for their contributions to beer. Hop plants are often reproduced using vegetative techniques, but micropropagation is becoming more popular due to an increased production rate. In ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Brian Pearson, Charcoal, Edis Update, EP583, Heqiang Huo, Hop, Hops, Humulus Lupulus, Huo, LED Light, Micropropagation, Pearson, Plant Propagation, Tissue Culture

EDIS Update: LED Light Increases Leaf Area and Root Length of Humulus lupulus (var. Tettnanger) In Vitro


September 11, 2020

Humulus lupulus, or hops, are most commonly known for their role in the production of beer. While a majority hops produced in the United States is in the Northwest, hops have potential as a specialty crop in Florida. Commercial propagation ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edis Update, Hops, Humulus Lupulus, Huo, Micropropagation, Pearson, Research Update, Tissue Culture

EDIS Update: LED Light Increases Leaf Area and Root Length of Humulus lupulus (var. Tettnanger) In Vitro


September 11, 2020

Humulus lupulus, or hops, are most commonly known for their role in the production of beer. While a majority hops produced in the United States is in the Northwest, hops have potential as a specialty crop in Florida. Commercial propagation ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edis Update, Hops, Humulus Lupulus, Huo, Micropropagation, Pearson, Research Update, Tissue Culture

EDIS Update: Process of Drying Post-Harvest Hops (Humulus lupulus) for Small-Scale Producers Using a Novel Drying Rig


February 18, 2019

It is an industry standard to use dried hops in the beer production process for both Florida hop growers and hobby brewers. This EDIS publication focuses on the drying of post-harvest hops (Humulus lupulus) before storage to prevent mildew or ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Drying Method, Hobby Brewers, Hop Grower, Hops, Horticulture, Storage

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