The USDA-ARS has officially released "Vista," the newest of the public hop varieties available for breweries.Read More
Using analytical brewing data, John Giarratano and Brynn Keenan answer questions about fermentation performance in heavily hopped beers.Read More
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.
Most brewers think first about hop variety. However, recent research into the influence of locality on the character of hops supports broader conversations.
The USDA-NASS has released their annual report on hop acres planted, which shows hop acreage up 4% in 2021. We provide some context.Read More
Every brewer should leverage these five things to keep beer safe from food borne pathogens, and you're probably already doing them!Read More