Hops 2011F - HOPS ClicktoeditMastersubtitlestyle

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Click to edit Master subtitle style HOPS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hopfengarten.jpg
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Hops:  Humulus lupulis n First beer had no hops n Bittering, flavoring, aroma n Bacteriostatic effect inhibits growth of  gram-positive bacteria in finished beer,  some question on current importance n Helps in protein precipitation
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n The first EUROPEAN mention of hops  being added to beer was in 1079 by  Abbess Hildegarde of St.  Ruprechtsberg. "If one intends to make  beer from oats, it is prepared with hops. 
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n Records reflect the use of hops in beer  in France in 1268 during the reign of  Louis IX.  n Law stated that beer should only  contain good malt and hops. 
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n The English developed a taste for  hopped Dutch beer while soldiering in  the Low Countries. Hopped beer, or  beer (as opposed to ale) was imported   as early as 1400, with the first hops  being planted in England in 1428. 
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n In 1524, hops were condemned as an  adulteration by Henry VIII, and an  injunction against their use was issued.  However, in 1536, Edward VI (Henry’s  successor) commended hopped beer  as  "notable, healthy, and temperate ." 
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n The Brewer’s Company, formed in 1437 and  made up of ale brewers, concerned about  the spread of beer petitioned the Lord Mayor  of London in 1484 that " no hops, herbs, or  other like thing be put into any ale or liquore  wherof ale shall be made--but only liquor,  malt, and yeast."  This was intended to keep 
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Hops n Plants are dioceous, separate male and  female plants n Cannabis sativa  is other member of the  Cannabinaceae  family n Often prefer unfertilized (seedless)  cones, male hop plants are not planted 
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