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Iíve been lazy with my Hop Press blog recently but Iím back on it this week. Essentially itís a re-hashing of a blog which I wrote early last year (an important post which made me realise that beer was more than just a taste experience) with a few tweaks. Itís about how bitterness is innately a warning of poison and how this increases the enjoyment of hoppy beers.

Hereís the full post.

What do you think? Am I a bit crazy here or is there something addictive about big hops that keeps you going back for more? That smack of bitterness which craves sweetness - the unending cycle of drinking for pleasure and Ďpainí that makes a great IPA.