Hops
We will be showcasing a different hop variety every Tuesday. There are so many great varieties that get buried under mammoths (like Citra, Galaxy, and Cascade) and it's about time these lesser known varieties get their chance to shine.

Week # 19 Cascade

Posted by Will Ferguson on 12/13/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy.... Wednesday?!?

Because we missed our Hoppy Tuesday Showcase yesterday, we decided to bring up the most popular hop used in craft brewing today: Cascade.

Week # 18 Citra

Posted by Will Ferguson on 12/5/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday Everybody!

Today's showcase hop is the high alpha, aromatic hop; Citra. Citra is considered one of the top ten aroma hop pellet and is still relatively new. Hop Breeding Company developed and released this hop in 2007. 

Week # 17 Pacific Jade

Posted by Will Ferguson on 11/14/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Hoppy Tuesday! 

Today’s showcase hop is the Pacific Jade. Developed in New Zealand, Pacific Jade is a mix between the male Saaz and New Zealand First Choice.

Week # 16 Glacier

Posted by Will Ferguson on 11/7/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday!

The hop of the week is Glacier. Something most of our Miami family have never seen before.

Week # 15 Warrior

Posted by Will Ferguson on 10/31/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Happy Hoppyween! This week’s hop is all about the Warrior. What makes this hop so scary is the clean taste and bitterness it adds to any beer. What’s even scarier is the high alpha acid level this hop has, just take a look!

Week # 14 Centennial

Posted by Will Ferguson on 10/17/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday!

Our selected hop of the week is Centennial. Centennial is a dual-purpose hop that was first bred in 1974.

Week # 13 Southern Cross

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 10/10/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday Everyone!

This week I'm here to talk to you about an interesting bittering hop, Southern Cross! What's so interesting about it? Let's jump right into it and find out.

Week # 12 Liberty

Posted by Will Ferguson on 9/26/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday! Today's hop of choice is the Liberty 🇺🇸. Liberty is an aromic hop the delivers noble, floral, spicy, delicate, and lemon aromas to your beer. It's an extension of the Hallertau family very similar to Ultra, Mt. Hood, and Crystal hop pellets. This hop is great in Pilsner, Bock, Wheat, Lager, and Kölsch beers.


Week # 11 Hallertau Mittlefruh

Posted by Will Ferguson on 9/19/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Looking for a good German hop? Hallertau Mittlefruh. Known has a classic aromic German hop, Hallertau Mittlefruh is cultivated in Hallertau, Germany. The aroma is a mild spice with citrus and floral tones. This hop is typically found in Bavarian-style Lagers, but pairs well with any recipe.

Week # 10 Simcoe

Posted by Will Ferguson on 9/5/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Hoppy Tuesday everybody!

Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday yesterday. Today's hop is an American hop. Developed by Select Botanicals Group and released in 2000, Simcoe is known for his brewing versatility and unique aroma characteristics. With a passion fruit, berry, pine, and citrus aroma profile, Simcoe would be great for IPA, Pale Ale, Wheat, Saison, and Amber beer styles. Take a look at its brewing values:


Week # 9 Sorachi Ace

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 8/22/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
This week we have a variety that I am very excited for: Sorachi Ace! This herbal/citrusy hop is one that some brewers struggle to work with, due to its dill character, but hopefully after today this hope will become your ... ACE in the hole. Moving on from my terrible puns, let's take a look at the numbers.

Week # 8 Galaxy

Posted by Will Ferguson on 8/15/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Today we decided to take a look at one of the most versatile hops coming out of Australia 🇦🇺; Galaxy. Known for its distinct clean citrus aroma, this hop has known to give flavors (and scents) of passion fruit, peach and even keylime. It's versatile profile allows it to be used in any variety of beer. Take a look at some of its brewing values:

Week # 7 Perle

Posted by Will Ferguson on 8/8/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Hoppy Tuesday! This week we'll be taking a look at German style hop that was born in the good ole U.S. of A; Perle. Ok well, that's not entirely true. Perle is grown in both Germany and in the United States. With that, let's dive right into it.

Week # 6 Amarillo

Posted by Will Ferguson on 8/1/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Amarillo (not to be confused with the city in Texas) was discovered by Virgil Gamache Farms in Washington State. Washington is very fertile and I would be lying if I told you they produce anything but great hops...

Week # 5 Ahtanum

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 7/25/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Ahtanum is a low alpha acid aroma hop that was developed by Yakima Chief Ranches. It's typically used in American pale ales and IPA's for its floral and citrus...

Week # 4 Nelson Sauvin

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 7/18/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Nelson Sauvin was developed in New Zealand and was released as a dual purpose hop in 2000. It was bred from New Zealand Smooth Cone and “a selected New Zealand male...

Week # 3 Hallertau Blanc

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 7/12/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
When people think of classic, German, Hallertau they’re actually thinking of Hallertau Mittlefruh, a low alpha-acid, intense noble hop with a floral, citrus, and...

Week # 2 Galena

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 7/5/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase
Galena was developed by the USDA breeding program in Idaho in 1968. By crossing Brewers Gold with an unknown male variety, Galena burst into the brewing scene...

Week # 1 Idaho 7

Posted by Joey Hernandez on 6/27/2017 to Hoppy Tuesday Showcase

Idaho 7 is an experimental hop variety that was born out of Jackson Hop Farm in Wilder, Idaho (who would have thought). It's considered a dual-purpose hop due to its high alpha acid content...