Stories tagged: hops
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 4 p.m.
The supply of workers has dwindled in recent years as more people are reluctant to go out into the fields “out of fear they’ll be forced to leave.”
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Whether your brew of choice is Budweiser or Bale Breaker, there are few places on Earth where you can sip a cold pint knowing the flavors came from a farm …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Historically, hops were mostly used as a bittering agent in beer. But the craft beer industry has changed that, giving rise to aroma hops designed to impart notes of fruit, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers have harvested record crops for soybeans, peanuts, canola, rapeseed and hops.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
Slowing growth in the craft brewing industry has contributed to a greater stockpile of hops in the Yakima Valley, which grows the vast majority of that key ingredient in beer.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Washington, Oregon and Idaho are on pace to set another record in hop acreage, but reports indicate supply is catching up to demand.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
For the past two years, Yakima Valley has grown more hops than any other place in the world, surpassing Germany. Overwhelmingly, hop growers and brewers point to craft beer and …
Mon., Oct. 5, 2009, 7:58 a.m.
The hops crop in Washington this year is big — a little too big. Some farmers told The Tri-Cities Herald they’re leaving part of their crop on the vine because …