Medicinal Hops for Health Benefits

While we know it best for the bitter flavor it imparts to beer, we celebrate hops as an increasingly valuable herbal medicine - and as the 2018 International Herb of the Year. Step into a hop field and you will witness a gorgeous feat of herbal engineering. Whether flourishing in towering lush columns or luxuriously … Continue reading Medicinal Hops for Health Benefits

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Ancient Brewing: Beer Before Hops

This year, the herb world celebrates hops as 'Herb of the Year', designated by the International Herb Association. Although hops offer myriad uses, we know it best for its role in brewing beer. Yet, hops is a relatively new ingredient in the long history of this beverage. In fact, a variety of other herbs traditionally … Continue reading Ancient Brewing: Beer Before Hops