A blog about traditional beer brewing: Hop’s horticultural heritage

The little brewery - Anders Zorn (1890)
The little brewery - Anders Zorn (1890) Image: National Museum Sweden CC0

“With today’s craft beer movement, the origins of beer culture come more and more to the fore”, writes Larissa Borck, Swedish National Heritage Board.

“As interest in traditional recipes rises, ingredients such as hops gain new attention. Hops are one of Europe’s traditional crops, and are responsible for a beer’s distinctive bitterness and aroma.”

Read the full article at Europeana.

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