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This concentrated hop powder is making brewers go crazy

The annual hop harvest is just around the corner in Washington state’s Yakima Valley, the agricultural area where 75 percent of America’s hops are grown, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And as brewers and hop brokers from across the country head to Yakima’s farms to sniff …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Farm to glass: How local hops become beer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Known as “Beer City USA,” it’s no secret West Michigan has seen growth when it comes to craft beer in recent years. Beer and …

Grand Rapids

Farm Shows Hops Potential

ARYGLE, N.Y. — Hops represent one of the increasingly diverse revenue streams Rick and Lisa Dennis have at their Washington County farm.<p>Their 1-acre …

Farming

Expansion des surfaces de houblon dans le monde en 2016

<i>Chaque année depuis 140 ans, Barth-Haas Group, leader mondial du marché du houblon publie son analyse du marché, évoque les tendances et les défis</i> …

Crafty British farmers hop to it

Agriculture

British hop growers set for bumper year

Craft Beer

Craft beer popularity fueling dreams for Tipp City hop farm

Monroe Twp., Miami County —<p>The flourishing craft beer industry has spurred the growth of hops farms in Ohio and a fledgling Miami County farm is one …

Beer

High hopes for bumper hop harvest

The brewer is hoping to exceed the 1,100kg of hops that it harvested in 2016 from the 3.5 acre hop garden adjacent to the brewery in Tongham.

Beer

Crisp dry weather leaves hop buyers fearing bitter harvest

Drought in Germany, the world’s top producer and exporter of bittering hops, has left brewers and hops merchants on tenterhooks ahead of this year’s …

India Pale Ale

Craft beer craze is bringing more hops farms to Iowa

<b>SOLON, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --</b> The number of breweries in Iowa has doubled in the last five years, and that's prompted many farmers to start growing hops …

Craft Beer

Tap into growing hops

Beer

Booze 101: All About the Hops

The precious hop — as revered as gold in <b>San Diego</b> — is the source that brings about liquid happiness for many IPA drinkers around the world. With …

Food

Increase in craft breweries makes hops a more valued commodity

Increase in craft breweries makes hops a more valued commodity - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

What next for IPAs? After juicies and sessions, new hops will bring world of flavors

Juicy. Hazy. Session. Sour. Double. Triple.<p>IPA lovers can hardly divine the tap lists at better beer shops these days without knowing these terms. …

MU Extension researchers look at potential for Missouri hops

COLUMBIA — As soon as James Quinn arrived back home at the Columbia Regional Airport, his wife whisked him over to the Bradford Research Center. …

20 Things You Didn't Know About Hops

Across the Pacific Northwest and throughout Britain, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovenia the world's hop farmers are eyeing the ripening hop …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hops gaining popularity as a speciality crop

SCOTTSBLUFF — Millenials have a thirst for craft beers versus the mass-produced macro brews enjoyed by their parents and grandparents. They’ll sooner …

Agriculture
21st Century

Hops are slowly making a comeback in the Fraser Valley

A few years ago, Abbotsford farmer Raymond Bredenhof decided to give his poultry farm a little boost.<p>“I wanted to diversify my farm,” he told …

Fraser Valley

Local brewers face challenges growing and buying hops

<i>The price of hops in Illinois is making it a challenge for brewers to use them in their beer. (Photo courtesy Flickr/SimonCocks)</i>By Illinois Radio …

Farming

Brewers’ pursuit of new beer flavors drives hop acreage growth in US

Hop acreage in the US Pacific Northwest (Idaho, Oregon, and Washington) is spreading; driven by brewers’ quest to develop new and novel beer flavors …

Agriculture

As It Was: Josephine County grows hops for beer

When early pioneers settled in Southern Oregon they missed their beer. They needed hops for the brew, so they planted them.<p>The first hops in …

Seeking out California hops can be a flavorful challenge.

Alvarado Street Brewery reports via Instagram that they are facing a shortage of hops for their brewery…

San Diego

Hops: The Heart & Soul of Beer

Hops have been grown in the Yakima Valley since the 1880s. With such a long history, you’d think it would be a crop that’s always been on the minds …

High Hop(e)s: Craft Brewing Has Farmers Betting On Hops

The acres devoted to growing hops doubled in the U.S. in just the last five years and the trade group Hop Growers of America estimates that 95 …

Hop quality up, four varieties axed: HPA

Owen JohnstonThe 2017 harvest has delivered Enigma and Australian Cascade hops of unprecedented quality, according to Hop Products Australia, which …

India Pale Ale

Le musée du houblon met les bières locales à l’honneur

Jusqu’à fin novembre, le musée du houblon de Poperinge (B) resserre son point de vue et consacre une exposition aux brasseries locales. L’occasion de …

Globe Hopping

Sometimes it seems as though hops will grow almost anywhere — and in all honesty, they probably will — but because of a combination of geography, …

Beer