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Sailing the Hoppy Waters: Packaging and Quality Assurance

Hop water is going mainstream thanks to its broad appeal and low cost of entry for small breweries. In the second of a two-part series on producing hop water safely and profitably, we zoom in on production, packaging, and the importance of testing.

Courtney Iseman Sep 5, 2023 - 8 min read

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For the first part of this report for our Industry All Access subscribers, see Sailing the Hoppy Waters and Capitalizing.

In broad strokes, the hop-water production process typically comes down to a boil for sanitation, water adjustment, hopping, carbonating, and packaging.

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