Karl Vanevenhoven joined the Yakima Chief Hops team in 1998 as the lead engineer to design and build their Supercritical CO2 Extraction Facility. He is a graduate of Purdue University where he earned a degree in Chemical Engineering. Karl has a passion for innovation related to all things hops and beer. Inventor of patent pending Cryo Hops®, avid homebrewer for 20+ years, President of the Fresh Hop Group (sponsoring the Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Festival raising $100,000+ annually for Yakima Valley arts and science non-profits) and co-Founder of Varietal Brewing Company in Sunnyside, WA. As the Chief Operations Officer of YCH, Karl and his family are currently residing in Belgium where he’s building a new distribution and packaging facility for cold storage and distribution of Yakima Chief Hops throughout Europe. Follow the adventure on Instagram @EuroKarl
Episode 038: Comparison of the Contributions of Hop Pellets, Supercritical Fluid Hop Extracts, and Extracted Hop Material to the Hop Aroma and Terpenoid Content of Kettle-Hopped Lager Beers
April 27th, 2020 | 26 mins 10 secs
Our friends from OSU join us to talk about a peer-reviewed paper comparing hop pellets, CO2 extracts, and spent hop material in kettle hop additions.