Story: Hops, tobacco and hemp

Hop flower cones

Hop flower cones

Hop plants are grown for their flower cones, which impart bitterness and flavour to beer.

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Jim McAloon, 'Hops, tobacco and hemp - Hops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008