Category Archives: Random Stuff

The virtue of vicious competition

Competition is fierce in the hop industry. I watched the movie Founder a couple weeks ago. There are so many similarities between things that happened in the movie and things I see happening in the hop industry. The following quote symbolizes the competition, visceral hatred and greed that we see from time to time.   […]

Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy

In the life of a hop contract, not everything always goes as planned.  Sometimes somebody needs more hops. Sometimes somebody bought too many hops or maybe they contracted for varieties they no longer need.  Sometimes somebody doesn’t pay on a contract and you cancel it.  Stuff happens. We recently had a customer, let’s call him Roger, who had […]