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Hop-Tub Time Machine: Prior Crop Years Offer Both Value and Quality

Old hops have never been fresher. With prices on the rise and some hop varieties likely to be scarce, there are treasures to be found in previous crop years. Here we delve into the science of hop storage.

Hopnotized: Exploring the Future of the West Coast IPA

A recent release at California’s Firestone Walker may be a window into where IPA is headed, going for clarity and lean fermentation while borrowing hop-saturation hocus-pocus from the hazy grimoire. Brewmaster Matt Brynildson explains.

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The State of the Seasonals

The sea of beer variety has flipped the appeal of seasonal beers on its head—but they can still sell well. Here’s some insight on how to capitalize.

The Beer Ticker: Industry News & Notes, Unsung Heroes Edition

From Jackson Hole acquisitions to cross-border collabs, here are some recent news and announcements from around the industry.

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You’ve Got Mail: How Tröegs Built and Sustains its Email Marketing

The Pennsylvania brewery’s customer long-running newsletter boasts 60,000 subscribers—and growing—with an enviable open rate. In this second of a two-part series, we zoom in on how Tröegs got there.

The Beer Ticker: Industry News & Notes, The Pay It Forward Edition

From growing down to Rising Hope, here are some recent news and announcements from around the industry.

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Under the Microscope: Opening Up About Open Fermentation

What is open fermentation, and why do some brewing businesses—both traditional and modern—swear by it? Here we take the lid off this method and consider its unique set of strengths and drawbacks.

Infographic: Hops Around The World

Where are your hops grown? To put the hop-growing regions in their global context, here’s a comparative look at the production in various countries.

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You’ve Got Mail: Brewery Newsletters Are Worth the Effort

Breweries that fawn over social media while ignoring their email subscriber list are doing themselves a disservice. In the first of a two-part series, here’s why and how to refresh your newsletter strategy.

The Beer Ticker: The What Happens in Vegas Edition

From ongoing cost pressures to a Sierra Nevada–Buffalo Trace collab, here are some recent news and announcements from around the industry.