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Hopsteiner announces a new agreement with CLS Farms

A new agreement with CLS Farms creates a new opportunity for brewers to source four Hopsteiner varieties: Sultana, Lotus, Calypso, and Altus.

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What you really need to know about the CO2 shortages

Maybe you’ve hear about this somewhere else. The CO2 shortage is real. I want to give you a better understanding of the factors behind the crisis. It’s complicated, but I break it down…

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Yes, in fact, Oregon and Washington hops are different

A recently released report confirms what brewers have always known. Hops are impacted by terroir. How might this impact consumers?

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Good news, bad news. The final word on Stone Brewing v. Molson Coors

The case of Stone Brewing v. Molson Coors has finally gone to trial. It’s taken four years. Here’s where we are and what’s at stake.

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Three Washington breweries are suing Oregon for discrimination

Three Washington breweries filed a lawsuit alleging that Oregon’s laws are discriminatory against out-of-state breweries. Hang on, this could get very interesting…

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Washington Brewers win big at U.S. Open Beer Championship

The results are in and once again Washington’s brewers showed well at the U.S. Open Beer Championship, earning 18 medals. So, did your favorite brewery make the grade? We have the results here…

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YCH introduces this year’s Veteran’s Blend

YCH, a Yakima-based hop supplier, introduces Veterans Blend. It’s unique blend of hops created to support veterans. They invite brewers across the nation to join them in supporting the cause.

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Does anybody care that Sapporo is buying Stone Brewing?

The ink is drying on a deal that will see international beer behemoth Sapporo acquire Stone Brewing for a reported $165 million. Does anybody even care?

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