Beer

Why Put Hops In Beers?

Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event. The Curiosity team will be viewing the eclipse alongside NASA in Carbondale, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook for live videos, trivia, and interviews on the big day.

IPAs are more popular than ever, and while some of us (cough cough) aren't a huge fan of the trend of drowning your beer in bitterness, there's no denying that big, hoppy brews are here to stay. But you might be surprised to learn that surviving the trip to India wasn't the only reason why hops became a standard ingredient in northern European brews. Keep scrolling for more on historical beer.

Why Are Hops Used In Beers?

How Beer Made The Modern World

Share the knowledge!

History of Beer - Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

If you liked this you'll love our podcast! Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, search 'curiosity' on your favorite podcast app or add the RSS Feed URL.

Advertisement