Hop Products Australia has just released its 2018 Hop Harvest Report and so this week on Beer is a Conversation, Matt delves into the report with Sales and Marketing Manager Owen Johnson.
The 2018 harvest saw a 10.4% increase in yield over 2017, but even that was 10% below expectations. Owen explains why that was, what hops are in demand and what they forecast for the future.
Stay tuned at the end for a bonus chat with Jeremy Moynier, Stone Brewing’s Senior Manager of Innovation and Supply Chain. James caught up with him to discuss how American brewers are using Australian hops.
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