Grower Profile: Adolf Schlapfl, Grubwinner
Meet Adolf Schlapfl from Grubwinner, one of BSG Hops’ grower-partners.
Grower Profile: Bartholomäus & Eleonore Obster, Peterlippl Farm
Bartholomäus and Eleonore are the 10thgeneration of Obsters to farm Peterlippl, which was founded in 1661 by Kaspar Heckmaier. Growing a mix of traditional and new varieties, the Obsters are above all quality-oriented.
Grower Profile: Karl & Marion Pichlmeyer, Beim Pichlmeyer
Karl and Marion Pichlmeyer operate Beim Pichlmeyer, the 4th-generation farm in Bavaria where sustainability, quality, and passion for hops are their focus.
Grower Profile: Anton & Beate Schlagbauer, Plank
Founded in 1820 by Johann Schlagbauer (although, as is the case with many farms in Hallertau, hops were already being grown here) Anton and Beate are the 6thgeneration to farm Plank.
Make it Pop with German Saphir Hops
Guten Tag, hop sniffers, and welcome to this edition of Smell & Tell. Let’s all grab a barstool and get acquainted with Saphir, a German aroma hop grown and known for its enticing bouquet of floral, spicy, and citrus properties. Released in 2002 by the Hop Research Council in Hüll, Saphir was developed to resist the pesky […]