Responsible service of water

Nov 20, 2019
Responsible service of water

Our farms are more than fields, poles, strings and hops. They are our communities, customers and employees future. As the largest hop grower in Australia it’s important for us to consider the economic, environmental and social impact of every decision we make, which is why we are working toward a sustainability strategy that complies with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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