We haven’t brewed a drop of beer yet, but we’ve already run out of the hops we need to brew the beers we are planning to brew.
Even being conservative in our numbers, we need more hops than we can get for this year and the next. Let me be more specific. Of course you can get hops, you just can’t get several of the most highly prized aroma/flavor varieties. I think you will always be able to get hops for generic, flavorless bittering. That is what the mega brewers focus on, so that will always exist. Continue reading ‘Our Own Little Hop Crisis’ »