What is HOPS?

is obtained from hop cones which yield it upon distillation with water, being derived from the lupulin or yellow bitter powder which is contained in them, to the extent of from about 8 to 12 per cent. It is green in colour, has the odour of thyme, and is said to contain geraniol and a terpene. It is soluble in alcohol and ether and has a sp. gr. o855 to o88o.

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