WTF Fun Fact – Male And Female Hops

A hop plant is either male or female. Both male and female hop plants produce cones (strobuli), but the male cones are no good for brewing beer. It is only the female cones that contain the acids and essential oils to produce the aroma and bitterness desired for beer. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.thespruceeats.com/grow-hops-for-homebrewing-353150

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