Entries Tagged as 'Yakima'

Fresh Hop Beers – What Qualifies, and What are Some Favorites?

September 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Notes, Washington Breweries

 This thread over on Beeradvocate.com got me thinking about all of the fresh hop beers I’ve had out in the NW, and which ones stick out. It also got me thinking about what actually qualifies as a “fresh hop” beer. This is the time of year that you should start looking forward to some fresh hop/wet […]

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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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