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hopnology: Hop Growing and Brewing for Craft Beer

Business & Economics Podcasts

Join us as we discuss hops in all forms from rhizomes to finished craft beer.

Join us as we discuss hops in all forms from rhizomes to finished craft beer.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join us as we discuss hops in all forms from rhizomes to finished craft beer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Hopnology Classic: How to Grow

6/20/2022
Early days and we were still trying to get all of our words out without it being a garden hose. It’s a Critical episode!

Duration:00:53:42

Hopnology Classic: Collaboration

6/13/2022
Growers and Brewers, sitting in a tree. Trying to make an IPA that doesn’t smell like cat pee-pee. Not one of my best poems, but you get the idea.

Duration:00:46:21

Hopnology Classic: Who is Hopnology?

6/6/2022
Everything old is new again: welcome back to original Hopnology for the first time. What?

Duration:00:41:04

#170: Pivot Part Deux

5/31/2022
We’ll call this episode A Rant With A Purpose. Some important information about where 170 episodes have taken us.

Duration:00:39:05

#169: Cost Creep

5/23/2022
First, let’s poison Gregg. Then there’s the issue of rising prices for fertilization. Did you notice your budget isn’t sufficient anymore? Might there be some alternatives?

Duration:00:40:57

#168: The Replacements

5/16/2022
As an established grower there are lots of reasons to pull out one variety and replace it with another. What, when, why and how?

Duration:00:38:40

#167: Back from Hawaii

5/9/2022
It’s our first recording in two months. Wait, what?

Duration:00:40:02

#166: The Hop Creeps

5/2/2022
Is this our new name? Or a discussion of the science and business ramifications behind hop creep? Maybe it’s both……

Duration:00:36:47

#165: Fabricobbling

4/25/2022
Fabricating is, of course, building something proven with a plan and purpose. When you’re in need of a quick fix you “cobble something together”. So what is Fabricobbling? Using the experience and skills at your disposable to create a one-of-a-kind machine that you, and only you, require. This week we’ll entertain you with hop yard […]

Duration:00:41:03

#164: Lion’s Tail Brewing, Part 2

4/18/2022
We’re back with Alex from Lion’s Tail Brewing in Neenah, WI. This time we get into Covid impacts, talk about his brewhouse and play some games.

Duration:00:33:59

#163: Lion’s Tail Brewing, Part 1

4/11/2022
This week we speak to Alex from Lion’s Tail Brewing in Neenah, WI. Alex brews just about every style imaginable, from classic to milkshakes and everything in between.

Duration:00:38:41

#162: We’re Biased

4/4/2022
Thinking, Remembering and Knowing. We are each a collection of our own experiences which turn into biases impacting the actual facts behind any decision. The goal isn’t to remove our biases, but to understand their impact.

Duration:00:43:45

#161: Value Added

3/28/2022
Secondary steps such as drying and processing don’t have to be done. When you choose to do these things you create cost, but you also create value (and price point). What does it cost to add these value elements and is it proportional to what you can get out of it?

Duration:00:41:28

#160: Crown Maintenance

3/21/2022
Carping, hilling, scratching, ripping, root pruning. Let’s get dirty!

Duration:00:36:59

#159: Biotransformation

3/14/2022
Chemistry episode! James’ courses at Siebel are back and this week he talks to us about biotransformation. Yeast chemistry interacting with hop properties to create new stuff that wasn’t there before.

Duration:00:40:03

#158: KPIs

3/7/2022
Krappy Pulpy IPAs? No, we’re talking about Key Performance Indicators. If you had to just pick a handful of critical, high-level metrics to measure the health of your business, what would they be?

Duration:00:41:31

#157: 2022 Trends

2/28/2022
Is it too early to tear apart some poor magazine writer’s attempt to predict the hits and misses of 2022? We don’t think so.

Duration:00:44:01

#156: Alexi Front

2/21/2022
On this episode we welcome Alexi Front, host of the Heavy Hops podcast and Scorched Tundra music festival. We riff on the crossover between beer and music, creativity in both industries and many, many t-shirt ideas. https://scorchedtundra.com/

Duration:01:09:21

#155: Value Engineering

2/14/2022
How cheap can I make this and how much can I sell it for? Balancing making your business profitable with “you get what you pay for”.

Duration:00:39:54

#154: James’ Hymn to Light

2/7/2022
Light! What is it good for? Absolutely…uh….everything?

Duration:00:39:44