Its that time of year again. Spring on its way the only way is up for our hops, which have sat dormant over the winter months conserving thier energy ready for the warmer times ahead.
This year for our Christmas outing we decided to do something a little different and travelled up to London in search of a some good food and a few beers. And with a plethora of new breweries to choose, we thought we would keep it close and head to the Bermondsey beer mile. Images of Crocodile Dundee come to mind.
On Wednesday 21st November the Hukins Hops team had a wonderful night out at the WKPM Hop Awards 2018. With helpings of food and rather a large selection of green hopped beers to try, it was always going to be a great night.
Once again a beer brewed with Hukins hops very own Bullion has won the SPA Valley beer festival!!!
On Tuesday night we welcomed farmers from all over Kent onto the farm for an evening walk and talk. The event was very well attended, but we don’t know if people came for the walk or the beer and the bbq afterwards. Continue reading “Farm Walk”
We are now just 7 weeks away from the first Fresh dispatches of the season. And time is ticking fast. Continue reading “Order Your Decorative Hop Garlands Now”
A few months back we posted a blog about the names of the various fields of the farm and how they came about. Continue reading “New Hop Garden”
With the hops rooting nicely on the bench having been given a helping hand in life from the warm temperature and mist, it’s time to pot them and harden them up.
With spring well and truly under way it’s the perfect time of year to start propagating hops. Continue reading “Propagation Station”
Spring has officially arrived and with it brings, in our opinion, the best seasonal ales. With the winter becoming longer and colder it seems a lifetime ago that pubs dedicated a hand pump too stouts, ruby’s and porters and by march a much-needed change is more than welcome. Continue reading “First days of spring”