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Nov/Dec TNB Raw Materials
Nov/Dec TNB Raw Materials
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

2021 World Barley and Hops Harvest

A comprehensive look at the 2021 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again saw record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production saw steep declines.

Nov/Dec 2021 Hop Terroir
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Hop Terroir

Most brewers think first about hop variety. However, recent research into the influence of locality on the character of hops supports broader conversations.

New Hop Varieties 2020
The New Brewer: Raw Materials

From All Directions

Contessa. Nectaron. Harlequin. Talus. Those are not the names of characters in the next Marvel movie. Instead, they are recently christened hop varieties.

BA 2020 Hop Usage Survey
The New Brewer: Raw Materials

2020 BA Hop Usage Survey

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.

Harvest Reports 2020
The New Brewer: Raw Materials

2020 World Barley and Hops Harvest

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.

Hop Creep
The New Brewer: Technical Brewing / Brewery Operations

Hop Creep

Recent scientific studies suggest that hops contain enzymes that biochemically modify beer carbohydrates during dry hopping, giving rise to a secondary fermentation.

German Hops
The New Brewer: International Brewing Issue

A Noble Cause

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.

HGA Launches Hops Best Practices Resources
The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

Good Bines

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.

2019 World Barley and Hops Report
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

2019 World Barley and Hops Harvest

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.

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