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.
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.
New cultivars are the first steps in an ongoing effort by German hop breeders to adapt their fragile landraces to challenges from climate change and market preferences.
With an increasing focus on sustainability, best practices, and good agricultural practices, Hop Growers of America has launched a new program to assist with grower education.
A comprehensive look at the 2019 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again saw record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production increased significantly.
The 12th annual Brewers Association survey provides a look at the top 10 hop varieties, 10 hard-to-get varieties, and a by-the-numbers snapshot of hop usage by craft brewers.
The concept of terroir, much talked about in the winemaking world, applies to hop bines just as much as it does to grape vines.