Breeding Hops with Character

Jul 13, 2017
Breeding Hops with Character

HPA has a long history of breeding hops with character. Through our breeding program, we’re constantly investing in research to find new cultivars that can be grown, harvested and processed in Australia to produce top quality hops. This research associated with the program allows us to understand the inheritance, molecular genetics, physiology and chemistry of […]

On Green Hops: Ben Kraus, Bridge Road Brewers

Jun 17, 2015
On Green Hops: Ben Kraus, Bridge Road Brewers

Wet hop brews are seen as a holy grail to many in the industry. We asked Ben Kraus of Bridge Road, who has been using our fresh hops for a number of years, for some advice.

Hops with how much character? Quantifying the genetics

Jun 27, 2014
Hops with how much character? Quantifying the genetics

So this is one of those posts where we get technical. This is not a photo of random wildlife on our farms, or a sheep in the gardens, working on her hop-chops.

Hop Topic: Don’t be a pest!

Feb 11, 2014
Hop Topic: Don’t be a pest!

A look at Integrated Pest Management.

Hop Topic: Gland Profiling

Dec 10, 2013
Hop Topic: Gland Profiling

Are your glands up?

Hop Topic: Dry Hopping

Aug 14, 2013
Hop Topic: Dry Hopping

Dry hopping is a science unto itself, but through experimentation we’ve seen (and tasted) great results. It’s used to add hop oil character that is otherwise impossible to achieve with kettle additions.