Correctly applying the alpha clause for hops
Hop Update September 2022
How Do Hops React To Climate Change?

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Hop Update 2022

Climate Change and Hops

Correctly applying the alpha clause for hops

What is the origin of the alpha clause, how can it be applied and what should be considered during its application?

Hop Update September 2022

Learn more about the 2022 harvest, the aroma of hop varieties and other topics in the September 2022 Hop Update.

How Do Hops React To Climate Change?

Learn more about the effect of climate change on hop harvest and alpha acid content in this blog article.

Alcohol-free and dry hopping

Some things behave differently under the influence of alcohol. This can be easily observed in adults and, although less frequently, in pets as well.…

Correctly applying the alpha clause for hops

The alpha clause for aroma hops was developed to fairly deal with a difficult crop. What is the origin of the alpha clause, how can it be applied and…

Hop Update September 2022

Hello and welcome to our HopUpdate harvest special this year. We're in the Central Hallertau in Wolnzach with the Pfab family and today I'm joined by…

How Hop Creep is becoming less threatening

Hop creep - the hidden, creeping, and unstoppable additional fermentation during dry hopping that time and again causes unpleasant surprises among…

Hop Creep - What is it and how do I avoid it in the brewery?

"Hop creep", or also the "diastatic power of hops", are terms that have become increasingly important recently because of the rising popularity of New…

Hop Water

Drinking preferences are changing. Nowadays, people are more conscious of their food and beverage purchasing decisions, and many prefer non-alcoholic…

How do hops react to climate change?

It is well known that climate affects the crop yield and the alpha acid content of the hops. In hot, dry summers, for example, the bitter substance…

Hoppy Kombucha

In the last years, many new beverage categories have entered the market. Megatrends influence the consumer purchasing decisions. One beverage with a…

Energize Beer

The growth of the brewery portfolios in recent years has also led to an upswing in the non-alcoholic and low-alcoholic beer segment. Whether Pils,…

Hop Update August 2022

Hello and welcome to the BarthHaas August HopUpdate! In addition to the current crop status, this month we will also take a special look at organic…

Hop Tonic Water

In the spirits sector, gin has been a growing market segment for years. However, many consumers do not consume gin alone but enjoyed with a mixer. As…

Is redilution the future in dry hopping?

Hops don't really want to be in beer. The green gold is like a stranger, a solid in the liquid that not only has to get into the beer but also out…

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