Are Cryo hops good for dry hopping? Dry hopping with Cryo Hops is going to carry the most hop flavor and aroma through to your final beer. This is where you’ll see more saturated hop flavor and enhanced aroma in your hoppy beers. I think an important thing to understand is Cryo Hops should be seen as a complementary element to your hop profile.
What are cryo hops? Cryo Hops® pellets are the concentrated lupulin of whole-leaf hops containing resins and aromatic oils. It is designed to provide intense hop flavor and aroma, enabling brewers to efficiently dose large quantities of alpha acids and oils without introducing astringent flavors or vegetative material.
Is Lupomax the same as cryo hops? Haas has a series called LUPOMAX. And Yakima Chief (YCH) makes Cryo Hops. “All these offerings are more or less the same product with a different brand name,” says Sannerud.
How do they make Cryo hops? what ARE Cryo Hops®? Well, hops cones are frozen with liquid nitrogen, then the lupulin glands are separated from the now nearly completely debittered leaf, or low alpha bract. The glands that make up Cryo Hops® are the concentrated bittering and oil containing portion of the hops.