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The Evolution of Craft Beer

The Evolution of Craft Beer

By: Erik Lars Myers When the “craft beer revolution” began, there was a purpose. The craft beer industry was built ...
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Post-harvest Tips for Hop Growers

Post-harvest Tips for Hop Growers

By: Alyssa L. Ochs Hop growers spend much of the year planning and preparing for harvest, which is typically a ...
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Local B Corp Collaboration Between Hopworks and Looptworks Turns 300+ Cases of Beer Into More Than 400 Masks for Central City Concern

Local B Corp Collaboration Between Hopworks and Looptworks Turns 300+ Cases of Beer Into More Than 400 Masks for Central City Concern

After releasing a variety case of beer called the “Homebound Hero 24 Pack” on April 21, Hopworks Urban Brewery has ...
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Soul of the Beer

Soul of the Beer

Origin Malt's barley roots in Ohio fosters promising growth for the Midwestern malt market By: Tracey L. Kelley It’s taken ...
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VIRGIL GAMACHE, ORGANIC HOP FARM IN THE YAKIMA VALLEY

VIRGIL GAMACHE, ORGANIC HOP FARM IN THE YAKIMA VALLEY

Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc. is a leading organic hop farm in the heart of the Yakima Valley. The Gamache family ...
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HOP SENSORY: Benefit to Growers & Brewers

HOP SENSORY: Benefit to Growers & Brewers

Just because something is fun to do, doesn’t mean there isn’t a robust science involved. Case in point: beer sensory ...
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Post-Harvest on the Hop Farm:   Jobs Change, But Work Continues

Post-Harvest on the Hop Farm: Jobs Change, But Work Continues

By: Gerald Dlubala After all the time and energy spent on vine training, pest-free growth and meticulous care that hop ...
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Kombucha with a Kick

Kombucha with a Kick

By: Nan McCreary Hard Kombucha is one of the latest drinks to make a splash in the “better-for-you” alcoholic beverage ...
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Assessing the Growth of Cider Apples in the Pacific Northwest

Assessing the Growth of Cider Apples in the Pacific Northwest

By: Becky Garrison In 2016, the Northwest Cider Association received a specialty crop grant from the Oregon Department of Agriculture ...
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Getting to Know Beer’s Key Ingredients:  Barley growers say, “If there is no barley, then there is no beer.”

Getting to Know Beer’s Key Ingredients: Barley growers say, “If there is no barley, then there is no beer.”

By: Cheryl Gray Barley has been around for some 10,000 years. When this ancient grain was introduced in the United ...
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