Master Brewers Podcast

Episode 258: Sustainability of the American Hop Industry

September 5th, 2022  •  1 hr 23 mins  •  Download (76.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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The popularity of heavily-hopped beer styles has put USA hops front and center, but threats are looming; wildfire, climate change, water availability, the loss of hop farming families, and the ongoing shift from public to private hops. Hop growers Darren Gamache (VGF) and John Segal (Segal Ranch), master brewer Karl Ockert, and hop consultant Eric Sannerud joined John Bryce on stage during the 2022 Brewing Summit to discuss these topics and more.