• Breakside Brewery: Breakside IPA

    7 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The Northern Hemisphere hops harvest of 2018 is well underway.* In my own small way, I've been busy this week doing my part in this annual tradition, handpicking the fragrant green cones off several twisted bines that spent the summer creeping up lines of twine in my yard. It's a modest but no less rewarding effort compared to the massive global endeavor of hop harvesting, which sees the entire Northern Hemisphere crop picked and processed in a matter of weeks. (The increasingly important antipodal harvest, mostly in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, starts in...
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