Hops

University of Florida

The experiment put together by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences project to grow hops in the state of Florida is showing promises. The trial using LED grow lights at an experimental hops yard resulted in thriving plant development due to the additional hours of artificial sunshine. This is a major …

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Hop Products Australia

Hop Products Australia is hosting their 2021 annual harvest on-line, with a global virtual experience which will include tours of the company farms and breeding facilities, technical advice on brewing with green hops, maximising hop flavour in beer, and insights into HPA’s approach to quality and sustainability. The events are scheduled throughout the month of …

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Hops at the center of two new hazy IPAs.

Dry hops like Citra, El Dorado, Mosaic, Galaxy, and a new variety – Azacca are the ingredient that gives two new hazy IPAs – Hazy NEIPA and Cloudius Claudius Hazy NEIPA their unique characteristic. These beers are created by Stable Craft Brewing in Virginia, USA.

2021 Hop Mob event to still go on.

Even though the pandemic prevents the organization of several Washington (State) Hop Mob events held previously, the event organisers are looking to host a single event have at The Brewmaster’s Taproom in Renton, WA with 15 beers brewed by 14 breweries, and a majority packaged in aluminum cans. Beer enthusiasts can decide to either enjoy …

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BarthHaas latest hop update.

The company published their January article on hop sourcing activity and identified on-going logistic constraints in the UK and Germany. Both countries are furthering new hygiene measures to prevent the Covid-19 spread and avoid contact with truck drivers (e.g., loading by own employees, handing of documents via glass windows). As regards logistics capacities, Germany seems …

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Hops at the forefront of another special IPA

Ode IPA, produced by Castle Danger Brewing, is a dark golden beer with foamy white head, with a tropical fruit-like aroma. Hops are the forefront of this IPA, providing flavour characteristics of grapefruit, mango, pine and slight pineapple while delivering moderate overall hop bitterness.

Hop farmers, breweries and a music venue unite to support venues

Baenum Hop Farm, Sibling Reverly and Jolly Scholar Breweries, along with four music venues (Beachland Ballroom, Grog Shop, Happy Dog,and Mahall’s) cooperated to create the “Lights on Lager”. This offering is a four-pack of 16-oz cans with each music venue featured to promote their business. The beer is a dry-hopped lager, at 5.2% alcohol and 35 …

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Hop and malt have therapeutic properties

According to a study published by MDPI Antioxidants Journal in December 2020, key beer ingredients, hops and malt, appear to be the basis for an antioxidant called Aliophen®, which is claimed to have chemo preventive effect. The study shows Aliophen® exerts promising health effects, including an anticancer capacity which is presumably associated with its antioxidant properties. Aliophen® is produced and …

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