Understanding the state of the hop market and the implications of growing and sourcing sustainably produced hops is an important part of sustainability for breweries. A panel of experts will discuss these issues. Read More
A comprehensive look at the 2014 hops and barley harvests, broken out into regions. First up: how shifting demand for hop varieties has led to replanting in the U.S.
More new varieties are on the way, including plenty from other hop growing countries and some from parts of the U.S. where farmers only recently began growing hops.
Some things remain unchanged. Cascade’s reign in the top spot of the BA Hop Usage Survey stretches on, but there’s a newcomer in the top 10.
The panel discusses the underlying economic factors that impact future availability and pricing of malt, hops, glass and paper. Read More
This tasting seminar launches three new U.S. hop varieties that debuted in 2013, two released by Washington State University and one released by USDA-ARS. Read More
We all rely on high quality hops and barley to make our delicious brews, but what goes into growing those crops? What inputs are required to grow essential ingredients? Learn about the hurdles and successes faced by hop and barley …Read More
The Hop Quality Group presents some of the recent findings and provides an on-the-ground update on the changes occurring with hops for craft brewers. Read More
As more brewies enter the market, they may need to compete for limited raw materials. This presentation gives brewery start-ups the information needed to secure raw materials. Read More