Wrapping up this year-end series by examining the pandemic’s impact on beer culture, draft vs. packaged beer, and some of my favorites.
It’s a crazy time of year for most everyone, yet in some ways, even more so for the brewing industry. The daily grind and routine has returned – back to … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Fests, Process, and Beers
In case you hadn’t heard, we’re at least 3 or 4 weeks into the Hop Harvest for 2019 and there’s a lot going on! August and September have become the … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Crosby Hop Farm Recognized; Fresh Hop Beer Update
As the rise in popularity of fresh hop beers and the festivals that feature them have exploded over the past decade in the Pacific Northwest, it only seems apt to … Continue Reading Hop Harvest 2019: Coleman Hop Terroir
Wouldn’t you know… it’s already the best season of the year for one-off beers. Hops are being harvested, often getting swept up immediately by local brewers to be quickly fed … Continue Reading The 2018 Hop Harvest is Here!