Twenty-Five years after joining Rogue Ales, he still has his passion—and an obsession with hops.
Marvin hops over the edge of his retaining wall, which he built.
It's a bright, drinkable IPA made with dry American hops giving the nose hints of mango and passion fruit.
On the wedding eve he plays soccer with his buddies in Battersea Park, then hops on his Ducati motorbike back to Clarence House.
He hops up and down like a little boy—though at 23, he is a boy, really—as the names of the other nominees are called out.
Excessive irritability, without other marked symptoms, is best combated by a drop or two of tincture of hops in sweetened water.
The caterpillar is very destructive to hops, by devouring the roots.
hops are an aromatic grateful bitter, very wholesome, and undoubtedly efficacious in giving both flavour and strength to the beer.
hops, it may be remarked, act to some extent as an antiseptic to beer.
Their mode of progression when not on the wing is by a series of hops.
Old English hoppian "to spring, leap, dance," from Proto-Germanic *hupnojanan (cf. Old Norse hoppa, Dutch huppen, German hüpfen "to hop"). Related: Hopped; hopping.
usually hops, type of twining vine whose cones are used in brewing, etc., mid-15c., from Middle Dutch hoppe, from Proto-Germanic *hup-nan- (cf. Old Saxon -hoppo, German Hopfen), of unknown origin.
"opium," 1887, from Cantonese nga-pin (pronounced HAH-peen) "opium," a Chinese folk etymology of the English word opium, literally "crow peelings." Re-folk-etymologized back into English by association with hop (n.1).
"a small jump," c.1500, from hop (v.). Slang sense of "informal dancing party" is from 1731 (defined by Johnson as "a place where meaner people dance"). Meaning "short flight on an aircraft" is from 1909.
: a hop fiend/ hop dream
[fr a shortening of Cantonese Chinese nga pin, pronounced HAH peen, ''opium,'' literally ''crow peelings,'' a Chinese folk etymology for English opium; in a subsequent US folk etymology this was changed to hop by assimilation with the plant used to make beer, with its suggestions of intoxication]