You have Bryce Fisher of Eugene’s Claim 52 Brewing to thank for the saturation of Oregon beer lists with hazy IPAs. He claims that with his recipe for the signature Fluffy IPA, he put the brewery on the soon-to-be-crowded map of New England-style hazy beer specialists.
The haze is a result of the way hops are added to the beer. By dry-hopping late in the brewing process, polyphenols from the hops bind to proteins from the malt and create an opaque molecule that stays suspended in the solution. Or at least, that’s how Fisher explains it.
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