American Bine: The Northwest United States’ Famous Crop
As summer fades and the Pumpkin Spice Latte once again holds residence in a coffee shop near you, farmers in Yakima Valley take to the hop fields. As harvest begins, the vivid and bold aromas float through air and fill every nose with fragrance. Scents like rich pine and strong citrus and potent dank wrap their way around the valley, marking the turn of the season and the budding excitement of a new crop of hops.
The Case for Public Varieties: Comet
We thought it would be worthwhile to revisit some public hop varieties, their history, and perhaps suggest why they are surviving in the current culture. In this series, we will take a look at a few public cultivars and try to answer these questions.
Grower Profile: Bernard, Steve, Darren, & Andrew Gamache, Virgil Gamache Farms
Virgil Gamache Farms (named for Albert’s son) is operated by third-generation family members Bernard and Steve and fourth-generation members Darren and Andy.
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
Triumph Hops Officially Released By USDA
Triumph is a new public hop variety that delivers strong fruit character backed by spice and pine. Ask your sales manager for more info!