Harvest Down Under and Beyond

It may be all empty gardens and the on/off stringing in preparation of the 2018 harvest right now. But while we struggle on through the cold winter months in the northern hemisphere, it’s a completely different story for our cousins in the southern part of this planet. With harvest in full swing they have reached the busiest and most crucial time of the year. Continue reading “Harvest Down Under and Beyond”

The Institute of brewing and distilling British Hop competition 2017

What makes an award winning hop? Is it the terroir? The climate and conditions in which the hop is grown in, or is it the people whose hard work year on year make sure the hops are protected from pests and disease?

Whatever it is it’s nice to know you’re doing it right, and what better way to celebrate this achievement than with an awards ceremony, just like the Oscars. Continue reading “The Institute of brewing and distilling British Hop competition 2017”