It’s the Hops

Known for its taste and bitterness, India Pale Ales, or IPAs, continue to be a favorite among craft beer lovers.  It’s the hops – a small, green flower with citrusy, piney flavors – that gives IPAs that unmistakable taste. In the last year, Yakima Valley has grown more hops than any other place in the world, making these hop farms a destination for craft brewers. Shopping for hops: Brewers’ annual journey to find the best hops The craft beer movement in the U.S. has been powered by hops, the flower that gives beer a… Read More