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  • adj. Having a taste of hops

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding with hops; having the flavor of hops.


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  • They've worked out technical kinks beer burns at the high temperatures used to make many kinds of candy and developed a market for sweets they describe as "hoppy," "malty" and "yeasty."

    Hoppy Holidays: Sweet Makers Try to Tap Market for Beer Candy

  • We can generalize German beer in the same way that Stone can be generalized as 'hoppy' and New Glarus as 'safe' and the South as 'a wasteland of decent craft beer.'

    America v Germany

  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc. in Milton, Del., is coping by trying to make its operations more efficient, locking in commodity contracts as early as possible and weighing a price increase, says brewmaster Andy Tveekrem, whose company is known for "hoppy" beers like 60 Minute IPA, or India pale ale.

    Why Price Increases Are

  • Something "hoppy" might be brewing in the ale pot. Home Page

  • US brewers have been experimenting and creating their own versions of India pale ales, for example, which were traditionally more 'hoppy' as this helped to preserve the beer while it was shipped long distances.

    The Publican - Home - Hop harvest: All in a day's work

  • But if you're wondering just what "hoppy" tastes like, keep in mind that hops can add bitterness as well as floral notes and complex aromas. Top Stories

  • India pale ales, known as IPAs, are "hoppy" beers; that is, they are made with more hops than regular pale ales and are another popular choice, said Corder. Top Stories

  • I found the pale ale a bit "hoppy" for my taste, but the amber was smooth and rich tasting.

    BC Bloggers

  • Angelina Arts Alliance is very "hoppy" to welcome the extraordinarily talented performers of Imago Theatre's delightful production of Frogz! to the Temple Theater stage on the Angelina College campus, Saturday, January 31st.


  • "The simple language used traditionally to describe beer - such as hoppy or malty, sometimes doesn't do justice to the huge range of flavours, colours and aromas of cask ale," she said.

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