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ASBC Methods of Analysis - Hops-2: Physical Examination

ASBC Methods of Analysis

Hops

Hops-2
Physical Examination

VIEW METHOD

Summary
Hops are an agricultural commodity, and, as such, their sampling, inspection, and grading are regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Pertinent details related to the physical nature of the product in a lot (estimation of the proportion of leaves and stems in a sample; color; luster; size and condition of cones; amount, color, and condition of lupulin grains; aroma; and presence of seeds) are summarized in this method.