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”

Harvest is coming…

With the harvest soon approaching there is one employee that has been hard at work every day for the past 55 years, never had a day off, always on time and never seems to grumble. Some days he may have to stop for a breather without warning and it does take some time to coax him back into action, but when he’s up and running its full steam ahead. Introducing the picking machine, 5 tons of pure hop picking steel. Continue reading “Harvest is coming…”