Blog posts tagged with 'hop harvest'

(0) Guest Blog: Farm to Pint

Visiting southwestern Idaho during hop harvest is a memorable experience for any brewer or beer enthusiast. Many of us brew our beers every day without giving much thought to how the aromatic green pellets we use get to us. Not that we don’t appreciate the importance of their quality in the final ...

(0) Guest Blog: Humanizing Hops

The rental car I’ve just driven up down and all around a dirt forest service road into the Sawtooth Mountains to soak in natural hot springs earlier that day is struggling to keep up with the tan pick-up truck I’m following through flat farmland on my way out to the Mill for the first time. I will...

(0) Picked Perfect

As harvest begins, so does the proactive shuffling of picking windows to ensure that hops are picked and processed at their ideal maturity levels. While certain varieties may typically mature earlier or later throughout harvest, a series of factors including temperatures and precipitation make tho...