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April 11, 2024

RipeLocker: Innovative Technology Extends Wet Hop Season

There’s something about enjoying a wet hop beer like no other. The hop harvest in the U.S. is treated like the holiday season for the craft beer industry—for both brewers and consumers. The unfortunate part, though, is if you aren’t within a certain radius of the Pacific Northwest, you don’t
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April 9, 2024

Hop Report: How Hops Performed in the United States in 2023

Hops are one of the most crucial ingredients in beer, so brewers need to stay on top of how they’re performing. Recently, the USDA released its National Hop Report, and the Hop Growers of America released their 2023 Statistical Report, detailing everything from hop acreage by state to variety to
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April 4, 2024

YCH 702: Everything You Need to Know About the New Flowable Hop Product

There is no shortage of innovations available to craft brewers. When running a successful brewery, making beer often boils down to maximizing yield and putting the best product in the package. That’s where flowable hop products like John I. Haas’ HopHaze®, FLEX®, SPECTRUM, INCOGNITO®, and HopKick come in handy. To
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March 28, 2024

How Can ALDC Prevent Diacetyl and Hop Creep?

Tight brewing processes are always crucial for creating great beer. However, adding ways to shore up any would-be issues before they arise is also helpful. We wrote last year about how mash hopping has a number of benefits and serves as an insurance policy for a beer’s finished product. Along
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