Monthly Archives: July 2017

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 […]

Why big brewery acquisitions are good for craft

  Despite the constant battles on social media about craft breweries being sellouts, big brewery acquisitions are actually good for craft beer and good for the hop industry. Does anybody believe the brands acquired by big brewers are making worse beer today than they were before their acquisition? If you buy a new car, or […]