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US vs. German vs Australian Flavour Hops

The two largest growing areas for hops are the United States and Germany. For many years, USA and Germany competed for the “world’s largest hop growing region”, i.e. the largest area of hops grown or...
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The Phenomenon of the Swollen Pellet Foils

Every now and then – luckily very rarely – one can see big aluminum foils filled with hop pellets that are so swollen that one expects the foils to burst at any second. And that could actually happen...
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Hop Market Situation: Hop Harvest 2016

Hops are a natural product. We all know that. But it would still be nice, and most of all helpful, if hops (in particular the one we’re on the hunt for) were always available. Unfortunately that’s not...
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The colour green – or why hops ought to be selected in the dark

Green is the colour of hope. The word is derived from the Old High German verb “gruoen”, meaning “to grow”, “to sprout” or “to flourish”. No wonder that hops are green, then. But do they have to be? Does...
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England and its hops

England´s hop growing areas There are conflicting accounts about the beginning of hop farming in England. The general consensus is that hop cultivation was introduced to England between the beginning and...
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