Barth Haas October 2019 Hop Science Report

Nov 12, 2019
Barth Haas October 2019 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth-Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. See the October 2019 report summary below. Image Credit: Seth Steiling Hop-derived CO2 extract has become an established part of […]

Hop compounds that create fruity and floral flavours in beer

Oct 16, 2019
Hop compounds that create fruity and floral flavours in beer

Fruity and floral aromas are in high demand in the brewing industry at the moment, with a focus on improving the aroma of beer by intensifying or diversifying the flavour profile. Yeast and hops are the main source of fruity and floral aroma compounds in beer. While flavour compound biosynthesis has now been investigated in […]

Barth Haas September 2019 Hop Science Report

Oct 15, 2019
Barth Haas September 2019 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth-Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. See the September 2019 report summary below. The various hop growing regions use different kilning procedures post-harvest. A recent study […]

New technology separating the boys from the girls

Oct 3, 2019
New technology separating the boys from the girls

Hops are dioecious, which means there are male and female plants. Only the mature, unfertilised cones of the female plants are harvested for use in beer, as they produce the yield of acids and essential oils that brewers value for their bittering and aromatic properties. Male plants are used when hop breeders wish to cross […]

More flavour hops for Australia

Sep 20, 2019
More flavour hops for Australia

Shifting consumer preferences are encouraging brewers to experiment more than ever before, which has stimulated hop breeding activity around the world, and profoundly changed the use of hops in brewing. Historically, HPA grew and traded mostly bittering hops. In the late 1960s a dedicated Hop Breeding Program was initiated to improve alpha acid yield. Then […]

Barth Haas June 2019 Hop Science Report

Jul 22, 2019
Barth Haas June 2019 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth-Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. See the June 2019 report summary below. Many brewers are familiar with hop creep, but the team of Professor Shellhammer […]

Barth Haas April 2019 Hop Science Report

May 17, 2019
Barth Haas April 2019 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth-Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. See the April 2019 report summary below. What’s the most effective way of hunting thiols? After applying three different methods […]

HPA is expanding to meet brewer demand

Jan 23, 2019
HPA is expanding to meet brewer demand

HPA has planted the first 50 hectares at our new farm in Victoria’s Buffalo River Valley. This is just the beginning of a $35million expansion project that aims to increase total hop production by 50% over a period of six years.

Barth Haas June 2017 Hop Science Report

Aug 11, 2017
Barth Haas June 2017 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. If you would like to discuss any of these articles further, please get in touch.

The Barth Report 2016/2017

Aug 4, 2017
The Barth Report 2016/2017

Each year the Barth-Haas Group, of which HPA is a proud member, publish the Barth Report. This year is the celebration of the 140th edition of the report, a long-lasting constant in an industry that has gone through a process of change again and again.

Barth Haas May 2017 Hop Science Report

Jul 11, 2017
Barth Haas May 2017 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. If you would like to discuss any of these articles further, please get in touch.

Barth Haas April 2017 Hop Science Report

Jun 15, 2017
Barth Haas April 2017 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. If you would like to discuss any of these articles further, please get in touch.

Barth Haas March 2017 Hop Science Report

May 12, 2017
Barth Haas March 2017 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. If you would like to discuss any of these articles further, please get in touch!

Barth Haas January 2017 Hop Science Report

Feb 8, 2017
Barth Haas January 2017 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide. If you would like to discuss any of these articles further, please get in touch.

Barth Haas October / November 2016 Hop Science Report

Dec 5, 2016
Barth Haas October / November 2016 Hop Science Report

We bring you the latest two instalments of the Hop Science report from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide.

Barth Haas August 2016 Hop Science Report

Sep 14, 2016
Barth Haas August 2016 Hop Science Report

The latest instalment of the Hop Science newsletter has arrived from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group. With each, we gain an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted worldwide.

The Barth Report 2015/2016

Aug 4, 2016
The Barth Report 2015/2016

Each year the Barth-Haas Group, of which HPA is a proud member, publish the Barth Report. A summary of the past 12 months in the worldwide hop market, the Barth Report has been published annually with few exceptions since 1877.

Understanding the contribution of hop to beer flavour – a search for the Holy Grail

Jul 22, 2016
Understanding the contribution of hop to beer flavour – a search for the Holy Grail

This week the Craft Beer Industry Association (CBIA) kicked off their fifth Australian Craft Brewers Conference (ACBC) and Craft Beer Awards.

Barth Haas June 2016 Hop Science Report

Jul 14, 2016
Barth Haas June 2016 Hop Science Report

With each Hop Science newsletter from Dr. Christina Schoenberger of the Barth Haas Group, we get an insight into the latest science, innovations and discoveries from research conducted across the globe.

Barth-Haas 2016 Hop Market and Crop Development Report

Jul 5, 2016
Barth-Haas 2016 Hop Market and Crop Development Report

Worldwide hop acreage grows by almost 4.000 ha (+7.8%) to 55.509 ha.

Ella and Topaz shine at the IV International Humulus Symposium

Oct 7, 2015
Ella and Topaz shine at the IV International Humulus Symposium

A collective of brewers is a feast. A group of scientists, a sample or a force (although much debated). But a community of hop scientists?

Owen Johnston talking 2015 Barth Report with Brews News

Aug 31, 2015
Owen Johnston talking 2015 Barth Report with Brews News

Following the release of this year’s Barth Report, Owen Johnston spoke to Matt and Pete from Brews News about all things hops related.

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