How to Pronounce hops?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hops" is [hˈɒps], [hˈɒps], [h_ˈɒ_p_s].

"Hops" in context

Hops are an crunchy, aromatic flower that is used as a flavoring and preserving agent in beer production. As well as providing beer with its characteristic bitterness, hops can also impart an array of different flavors depending on the variety used, ranging from a citrus like flavor to a sweet, fruity flavor. Hops are also used to counterbalance the sweetness of the malts used in beer production, enhancing its overall flavor and aroma. In addition to their use in beer, hops can also be used to make teas, stews, and ciders.

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