This light tan T-shirt features a historic photo of a hop stilt worker stringing a hop yard around 1930 in England, accompanied by the phrase "Hop 2 It".
Amarillo- VGXP01 cv. A flowery, grapefruit-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its citrus nature.
High-yielding sister to Bullion yet highly susceptible to all hop diseases, ancestor to most major high alpha varieties with origins in 1919, grown mainly in southern Germany. Alpha acid content can fluctuate seasonally from environmental influences.
After years of experimentation, fellow hop-head Bob Bero of Ohio has come up with the perfect answer for those times when you're jonesing for a sweet hop hit. All the kick of Cascade hops without the buzz. Hop to it! Each 4 oz. bag contains approximately 22 candies.
Flowers, citrus & spice with notes of grapefruit create the wonderful bouquet of Cascade hops. This medium aroma balances the low bittering value making it a very popular hop among craft brewers.
Flowers and citrus are the most evident aromas in Centennial hops. Centennial hops have a medium aroma with mid to high bittering value making it a dual purpose choice.
Chinook hops are reminiscent of a pine forest washed with exotic spice and infused with grapefruit. Yum! This alluring aroma and a high bittering value have gained chinook hops the full respect from craft and major brewers.
Use a clip gun to insert the hop clip which holds the hop twine in the ground.
Crystal hops are a genteel, continental-lady-meets-American-belle with a delicate blend of spices and flowers. It has a low bittering value which adds to the charm. Craft brewers love her style.
CTZ stands for Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus. The same hop that got 3 different names by different hop dealers. Confusing but true and so they became CTZ in the industry. High on the bittering scale yet also valued for its oil content. Creates a hop that is an interesting dichotomy of sharp and herbal.
The Freshops logo is from a series of woodcuts done in England in the 1500's.
Fuggle hops offer a classic English aroma with a moderate bittering value. Fuggle hops offer pleasant wood and fruit tones which will have you heading off to the hunt. Tally-ho, old boy!
Golding is an old school English aroma hop with flowery notes that have produced some of England's best bitters.
Show your love of brewing with this Hawaiian Hop/Barley print shirt.
"Tells you exactly how to do it, step by step... catches your mistakes before you make them. A hands on, practical guide from someone who knows." —The late Michael Jackson, internationally renowned beer writer
A clip gun (sold separately) and hop clips make stringing even easier.
Steam-distilled Cascade oil in alcohol imparts aroma and flavor but no bitterness. Handy when all you can find is hopless beer.
Laser-engraved western red cedar plant identification stake.
Don't assume that you'll remember which variety of hop you planted when they bloom months later. Use these beautiful stakes to jog your memory and flaunt your good taste in hops.
Made from the coir fiber of the coconut husk and imported from Sri Lanka. Commercial Growers have been using Coir Yarn for years. A bundle of coir is 10- 20 ft. strings. 85 lb. test.
Aged Willamette hops. Lambic style beers are brewed with low alpha aged hops.
Magnum is a German thoroughbred with limited Pacific Northwest plantings. Prized for its high bittering value, the aromatic nature is one of spice and citrus.
A late-maturing Hallertauer hybrid developed at the Hop Research Institute in Hüll (Germany) with excellent yield potential, high alpha content, good storage stability and resistance to wilt and Downy Mildew, low tolerance to Powdery Mildew. Germany’s second largest hop variety; limited US acreage.
Mosaic hop was new in 2012. Simcoe's daughter with earthy, grassy, herbal, citrus, cedar, tropical, spice and stonefruit notes adding to the pine-based pungency! A complex modern gal!
Mt. Hood is a hybrid of Hallertau with similar mild flower/spice aroma characteristics with a hint more of the forest. "Clean" commonly describes it.
Nugget has a strong herbal/slight spice aroma and high bittering value (along with desirable growing traits) has brought this hop variety to the forefront of the industry.
Perle is a palate-pleaser with its moderate, clean bittering qualities and refreshing, spicy aroma.
Weight approx. 11 lbs. per vine.
Saaz is the Old World steadfast standby made famous by Pilsner Urquell. It possesses the aromatic blend of earth and spice notable in European pilsners.
Simcoe is a patented variety less than 10 years old that is quickly finding its way into the hearts of bitter-loving craft brewers. Intense pine aroma adds to the fresh, youthful vigor. Dual purpose but generally considered a bittering hop.
Tardif de Bourgogne Hops are a French land race variety. Good for continental lagers.
Grow Your Own...Brew Your Own! Enhance the flavor, aroma, and uniqueness of your homebrew by growing your own hops, brewing herbs, and malt grains, using this book as your guide.
A triploid hybrid of the English Fuggle released in 1976 from the USDA breeding program. This hop has moderate yields, matures early to mid-season and is tolerant to Downy Mildew and resistant to viral infection.