Below are a few pictures to go with the “Boiler Gold” episode of Indiana Home Cooks. Thanks to Brian Farkas, head of the Department of Food Sciences at Purdue, and Jean Jensen, manager of the Hops and Brewing Analysis Lab at Purdue University, for providing me with background on the development of the Boiler Gold beer. They were very generous with their time, talking about the work going on in Food Sciences and the lab, and showing me around the facilities.
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|This is what a hop cone looks like.|
|Hops that have been pelletized. They are used in brewing in this form, or as intact cones.|
|This says it all. Find where your favorite beers stack up in the Periodic Table.|
|I’m not a very good blogger. Christine and I had nearly finished our beers before I remembered to take a picture. Boiler Gold on the left, Thieme & Wagner Bock on right. Both were delicious!|