craft beer

Brewers Association, USDA get hopping on hop breeding

· October 31, 2017

The Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—is joining the USDA-ARS to develop and release disease resistant aroma hop cultivars into the public domain, in support of hop growing efforts throughout the U.S. The trust agreement between the Brewers Association and USDA-ARS provides funding for a program located in Washington […]

Purdue hops research leads to new craft beer Boiler Ale

· September 21, 2017

Purdue University’s recent research in hops has brewed up an unexpected result for the craft beer industry: a Boilermaker-branded ale. People’s Brewing Co. owner Chris Johnson, who attended Purdue, has had an ongoing partnership with the university to work on collaborative studies, and he has also been a regular speaker at classes in the Department […]

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