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    Grower Profile: Colin & Alana Oldham, New Hoplands
    Grower Profile: Colin & Alana Oldham, New Hoplands

    Colin Oldham’s Granddad Jack founded what would become New Hoplands in 1953 when he bought a dairy farm that included one acre of hops. 

    Hop Crop Report - 8/27/19
    Hop Crop Report - 8/27/19

    Harvest has begun! All the work, worries, and hopes by PNW growers has led to this one, big final push to get all the hops off the bine and in the brewhouse. 

     

    Grower Profile: Karl & Marion Pichlmeyer, Beim Pichlmeyer
    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. 

    Crisp  Customers Win Big at 2019 SIBA & GBBF
    Crisp Customers Win Big at 2019 SIBA & GBBF

    lot of award-winning brewers made Crisp malt part of their path to victory at this year's Great British Beer Festival and Society of Independent Brewers National Independent Beer Awards.

    Grower Profile: Ross Hukins, Haffenden Farms
    Grower Profile: Ross Hukins, Haffenden Farms

     

    Ross Hukins is the fourth generation of his family to grow hops at Haffenden Farms in the Weald of Kent. Founded in 1880 by Alexander Hukins with just 20 acres, 

    Grower Profile: Bernard, Steve, Darren, & Andrew Gamache, Virgil Gamache Farms
    Grower Profile: Bernard, Steve, Darren, & Andrew Gamache, Virgil Gamache Farms

     

    Virgil Gamache Farms (named for Albert’s son) is operatedby third-generation family members Bernard and Steve and fourth-generation members Darren and Andy.

    Malt U 2019 Recap
    Malt U 2019 Recap

     

    On Friday, July 19th, BSG held its second annual Malt U, a two-day symposium dedicated to discussing and educating brewers on all things malt.

    Hop Crop Report - 7/25/19
    Hop Crop Report - 7/25/19

     

    With harvest beginning in about a month, we’re looking back at a growing season that has been fairly unique in weather patterns throughout the Northwest hop growing region. 

    Grower Profile: Miroslav Krupička, Krupička Farm
    Grower Profile: Miroslav Krupička, Krupička Farm

     

    Krupička Farm is focused on the production of a single landrace variety. Saaz hops have been grown in this part of the Czech Republic for hundreds of years, and Miroslav Krupička has 

    Grower Profile: Jessica, Kevin, Keith, & Steve Riel, Double 'R' Hop Ranches
    Grower Profile: Jessica, Kevin, Keith, & Steve Riel, Double 'R' Hop Ranches

     

     

    To trace the history of Double ‘R’ , you have to go back to the Pacific Northwest of the 19th century: meet our grower-partners Kevin