For many many many years we’ve talked about low temperature drying in order to retain the hop characteristics that we’re growing these things for in the first place. We did what we do, which is to Science It for an answer. Guess what happened?
Such a fun episode, reflecting on all of our observations of watching hop growers try to sell to breweries.
It was the episode that launched a thousand future rants. When to know when to change.
A counterpoint to the NA boom and what to look for in “hop experts”.
Harvested, dried and pelletized. Now what do you do with them?
A deep dive into harvesters, and a look back to Gregg’s first major rant.
We say goodbye to Vermont legend Ray McNeil. Then, how to resist the Bright and Shiny allure of new hopyard tools – or maybe they’re just toys?
More listener mail! Sprayers, tractors and other fun toys.
When don’t brewers want to buy your hops? When they are navigating hundreds (thousands?) of drunken consumers at a beer festival.
It depends. It depends. It depends. You get it.