Archive of February 2018"

Homebrewing with Cryo Hops®


Sometimes you see something and think to yourself, “Ya know, this is astoundingly cool! This could change everything. How the hell did they ever think of this?” Well, that was pretty much my reaction when I first saw Cryo Hops®. So different, so out there, that it seemed like we were entering a new era of brewing. In the late...

2018 American Hop Convention


The annual American Hop Conventions have evolved significantly over the past couple of decades. Having attended this gathering for the past 40 years or so, it is rewarding to see the positive changes in both content and attendance. Conventions were once a venue for a little business and a lot of socializing, primarily among the long time hop grower families...