European hop

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Noun1.European hop - European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquorsEuropean hop - European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
hops, hop - twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
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"Nice European hop aroma," commented taster and brewer Matt Bacco.
It was found that two closely related flavonoids were distributed across wild North American accessions and also in some of the hybrid cultivars that resulted from crosses between wild accessions and European hop cultivars.
Flights from Birmingham to Washington via Newark are offered by Continental Airlines, with some fares at prices little higher than a short European hop.
When its North American and European hop pelletization plants are included, over 300,000 zentners of hops are processed annually by the group into regular, concentrated, stabilized and isomerized pellets plus ethanol, Co2 and isomerized extracts, plus downstream products.
Nearby is Busch Farm which was bought by Budweiser to provide the European hops it blends with its American grown crop.
"Hops are a challenge though, as they're grown in Kent, Sussex, Hereford and Worcester, and sometimes you'd want to use Eastern European hops for their particular characteristics."
Harbin's, is allegedly China's oldest beer, and this medium-bodied lager is brewed with Chinese and European hops and select grains.

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