The Brewers Association encourages brewers to develop stronger relationships with their hop growers. Understanding hop grower codes is just one component.Read More
The Brewers Association believes that a healthy hop market is characterized by surety of the supply of high quality hops that meet the quality needs of craft brewers in aroma diversity, at fair and sustainable prices.Read More
A comprehensive look at the 2023 hops and barley harvests. Hop acreage declined significantly in the U.S., while climate change is affecting crops around the world.
Farms in the Pacific Northwest grow 43% of the hops in the world. Other small hop farms from around the country and world make up the rest of the story.
Download this cheat sheet on detecting and managing mercaptan off flavors by the Brewers Association Quality Subcommittee.Read More
In this Collab Hour, join us to discuss integrating in-field sensory techniques and testing to determine harvest readiness for optimal aroma.Read More
Due to changing circumstances around the supply chain of barley, hops, and cans, the BA is adding this addendum to its midyear update.Read More
The Brewers Association Supply Chain Subcommittee shares 2023 mid-year industry updates on brewing supply chain updates and issues.Read More
The Brewers Association produced best practice guidance documents for contracting key supply chain materials and ingredients.Read More
This BA Collab Hour webinar explores what phenomena, other than biotransformation, could be behind the sensory shift in hop expression.Read More
Chief Economist Bart Watson overviews the U.S. hops market, along with analysis of the state of hoppy beers and craft brewer hop usage.Read More