Monthly Archives: November 2015

Merchants of Hope … and Hops at Brau 2015

I accidentally write “hops” more often than not when I try to type the word “hope”!  I’m sure that’s a sign I’ve been in the hop industry a while. It seems interchanging the two was elevated from a simple typo on the computer to a strategy for some hop merchants at the 2015 Brau trade […]

Brau Beviale 2015, Deficits & Hop Prices

47Hops is in Europe this week and next for some meetings and for the Brau Beviale trade show in Nurnberg.  This year promises to be an interesting Brau due to the terrible European crop.  I’ve noticed some growers and merchants are anxious for the event. They seem to think prices will spike due to the […]