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 2020 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again saw record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production decreased slightly.
Contessa. Nectaron. Harlequin. Talus. Those are not the names of characters in the next Marvel movie. Instead, they are recently christened hop varieties.
The 13th annual Brewers Association survey provides a look at the top 10 hop varieties and a by-the-numbers snapshot of hop usage by craft brewers.
Find out how a single solution has addressed both desirable turbidity with a long shelf life in hazy IPAs, and how to eliminate hop creep.Read More
Recent scientific studies suggest that hops contain enzymes that biochemically modify beer carbohydrates during dry hopping, giving rise to a secondary fermentation.
Myriad “alternative” hop products have been developed in the past several years, aimed toward more efficient bittering as well as impactful aromas and exotic flavors.
Thiols are highly aroma-active compounds derived from hops that can give very intense fruity flavor to predominantly dry-hopped beers. The occurrence of these thiols in hops was only discovered a couple of years ago and the data in this regard …Read More
In a world of ever-increasing competition, brewers are seeking more efficient and environmentally friendly ways to produce flavorful beer. Hop pellets have been the traditional means by which brewers have imparted bitterness, taste, and aroma during the beer production. However, …Read More
Which hops make the most impact in the kettle, whirlpool, and dry hop? In this seminar, the Yakima Chief Hops Technical Solutions team discusses recent research in hop compounds, specifically flavors and aromas that translate into beer character. They cover …Read More