7.13 - Hop Storage Index of Hops and Hop Pellets
- Hops and Hop Products
The method specifies a spectrophotometric procedure for the determination of the Hop Storage Index (HSI) of hops or hop pellets. The HSI is variety-dependent to some degree and measures an oxidative decrease in both α- and β-acids.
It is necessary to use EBC Methods 1.2 and 7.1.