How many surplus hops are there?

How many surplus hops are there? One week ago, the USDA released the September 1 Hop Stocks report. You can have a look at it for yourself on the USDA’s website. It’s nice to see statistics, but if you don’t know how to interpret them, they are useless. So, what does it mean when the […]

The pre harvest report you WON’T read anywhere else!

  We just returned from a trip to Europe where we met with quite a few brewers and distributors. The main question, as you might imagine, was what’s happening with the crop in the U.S. What I told them, you definitely won’t hear anywhere else.   ACREAGE Let’s start by saying that the U.S. acreage […]