Beer lovers throughout the world have become more and more obsessed with the number of hops in their beer. This ingredient, which is used in all beer styles to add flavor and a touch of bitterness to the final product, is prominent in several varieties that are commercially available.
Are you a hop lover or looking to get your feet wet in the world of hoppy beers? Try these styles!
India Pale Ale
India Pale Ales are probably the most well-known and popular hoppy beer on the market. With a variety of different styles that are suited for all tastes, do some experimenting and discover which one you most like, whether it’s the fruity New England IPA or the malty English IPA.
Pale Ales are like a toned-down version of India Pale Ales. If you’re a little wary about the bitterness of beer, this could be a good place for you to start making inroads in the hoppy beer world.
Are you looking to try a beer style that’s a little more unique? Barley wines have alcohol contents that typically range from 8% to 12%, hence their names, and are packed full of sweet malty flavors that contrast with intense hop bitterness.