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.
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.
Even in normal times, barley farming is riddled with unknowns—it is at best a fickle partnership with Mother Nature. A pandemic adds demand uncertainty to the mix.
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
On October 13, 2020, the TTB released TTB Ruling 2020-2 – an expected amendment of its policies towards gluten claims. Read More
Hear from malt and sensory researchers Harmonie Bettenhausen and Karli Van Simaeyson on ways that barley and malt contribute to beer flavor.Read More
The Brewers Association encourages brewers to develop stronger relationships with their hop growers. Understanding hop grower codes is just one component.Read More
The FDA recently finalized regulations governing gluten-free claims for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, including beer.Read More