Entries Tagged as 'Hop'

Fresh Hops in Portland (And Why Fresh Hop Mirror Pond Might Be the Best Hoppy Beer I’ve Ever Had)

October 12th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Beer Reviews, Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

The Beer Retard & I hit quite a few spots on our Friday/Saturday trip down to Portland this past weekend, but the trip had one obvious common thread: drink as much great fresh hop beer as we can get our hands on. In addition to Saturday’s Fresh Hop Tastival at Oak’s Park with 30+ fresh hop beers […]

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Heat Making it Tough for Hop Farmers?

August 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · General Beer News

While those of us over here in Seattle were sweating in our living rooms last week, hop farmers out in Yakima were trying to make sure the extreme heat doesn’t affect this year’s hop harvest. Check out this article from this weekend in the Yakima Herald that describes the measures that hop growers are resorting to in […]

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