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The Curator

The bine has made its journey to the heavens and its hop flowers are filling the cool autumn air of Hallertau Germany with sublime  floral, earthy and spicy aromas typical of this noble hop growing region. Andreas Sterler’s family have been farming hops in Northern part of the Hallertau region for three generations.  Hop...

The Botany

From under the woody mulch a creeping rootstalk emerges,  as the spring air and warmth breaches the cold winter slumber the  start to twist their way up to the blue sky using stiff hairs to grab onto anything within reach. It twists and climbs rapidly towards the heavens unveiling delicate flowers  containing a treasure...

The Hop’s Journey

The Hop’s Journey is a series of mini blogs that follows the hop from bine to beer. We look to highlight the care that is taken from botany to curator to the artist and finally the magic that results in your sipping pleasure. Hops come from bines, not vines. This is not a simple...