• Charted: The Most Popular American Grown Hops Over the Last Half Decade

    4 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Much like craft beer itself, production trends of hops are ever-evolving. As consumer tastes change and producers forecast to meet future demand, the acreage devoted to specific varieties has shifted significantly over the last five years, according to a report released by the Hop Growers of America.
    The Pacific Northwest remains the one constant variable. The region continues to dominate the industry, accounting for approximately 99 percent of domestic production - a significant statistic given the U.S. is the largest hops producing nation in the world.
    Since 2015, total hop acreage has...
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