lupulin


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lu·pu·lin

(lū'pū-lin),
A sticky, yellowish, granular material consisting of entire multicellular glandular hairs (trichomes) from the fruit and bracts of the hop vine, Humulus lupulus; the essential oils and resins of these glandular hairs are responsible for the characteristic bitter taste of beer or medicinals made from hops; has been used as an antispasmodic and sedative.
Synonym(s): humulin

lupulin

(lo͞op′yə-lən)
n.
A yellowish-brown substance obtained from glands at the base of the strobili of the hop plant, containing essential oils and formerly used in medicine as a sedative.

lupulin

Herbal medicine
A term for the two major components of hops: a bitter resin (which contains humulone, lupulone and valeronic acid) and volatile oils (which contain beta-caryophyllene, farnescene, humulene and myrcene).
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Lupulin and Hopfenfrisch are part of Full Sail's line-up of Brewmaster Reserve beers.
The plant organs of interest to brewers are the female flowers, or cones, which contain lupulin glands with a chemical profile desirable for brewing.
According to the brewery, the next beer in Full Sail's Brewmaster Reserve line up will be Lupulin Fresh Hop Ale and will be released in late September.
Lupulin, was a fairly light-bodied ale, perfect for summer, but it had a great fresh and lively hop character.