Monthly Archives: July 2014


The 2014 harvest is only a few weeks away.  Already we know that there will not be enough of some the most popular proprietary hop varieties … again. The problem is not that more of them can’t be grown. The problem is also not that growers don’t want to grow more. Prices aren’t an issue […]

Bob Dylan, Some Math and … The End of Craft Beer?

There has been a lot of talk lately in the media about crazy hop prices and the end of Craft Beer in the United States. Some have picked out the most sensational details and left out 90% of the story. One national news outlet did so little research they used a handful of grain in […]