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How to know a good hop when you smell one

FST Ph.D. student Xueqian Su has set out to find what it is in hops that gives beer that characteristic, hoppy aroma using one of the most delicate and accurate pieces of sensory equipment available: her nose.

Xueqian Su: How to know a good hop when you smell one
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