In another “we read it so you don’t have to”, we dissect a random writer’s claims of the big 5 trends in craft beer. Spoiler: we’re not impressed.
In another installment of “they asked it on the Discord” we discuss the sciency-science around hop breeding. Haploid, diploid, triploid. We get all ploidy on you this week.
It’s hot. Damn hot. But then it gets crazy cold. The old max/min for temperature, rainfall, etc is becoming less and less relevant as variability increases and timeframes change. How do you pivot to accommodate your crop?
Aroma vs Taste vs Flavor. A plucky debate on the Discord server turned into 70 pages of technical papers, which we’ve shared on www.hopnology.com/resources.
The 2020 year in review from the Brewer’s Association: was it as bad as predicted 12 months ago?
It’s story time! Make some popcorn, open a beer and hear a tale of heroes, villains and Curzate. Wait, what? That’s right, we’re going to show you how to read a fungicide label.
The History of Fertilizer. Why it works, how it works, potassium, potash and coprolite. Sounds like a bunch of crap if you ask me.
There’s a fine line between “that’s a creative way to save some time and/or money” and “uh oh, what did I just do?”. Sometimes those great ideas don’t work out too well, leading to the eternal battle between Current James and Future James.
The brewing industry is currently contending with a wave of accusations of inappropriate behavior, following on the heels of #MeToo in many other industries. What do two old white men have to say about it? How about this: Be Better.
This week we discuss some of the beer trends of 2020 and then get into where farming could be in the next 20 years. It’s full of odd concepts like “share of throat”, “hippie vinegar tea” and “decorating the cow with data”. Also, see what happens when Gregg tries a really unpleasant beer.