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A Photo Tour To Growing Our Hops

When Craft Brewing Business wanted to know how hops are grown, they came to us. By the time you're done reading their story, you may be ready to grow your own.

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Heat, Hops and Barley

Mother Nature is turning up the heat as we wrap up the week here at Rogue Farms. But will it affect the crops we grow in Independence and Tygh Valley, Oregon? Sure it does, but not how you may think.

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From Hops To Wheat, Growing Our Own

What to know what your favorite Rogue beer or spirits looks like in June? Come take a look.

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Training Our Hops

How do hop bines learn to climb in a hopyard? It starts with training day.

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Stringing And Staking Hops, How The Old Timers Did It

staking 01As we wrap up stringing and staking our hops at Rogue Farms, we want to share this newsreel video from 1969 showing how they did it in Great Britain.

They went to amazing lengths back then – you’ll get the reference when you see the video.

While the techniques are different from how we do it today at Rogue Farms, we still string and stake our 65,049 bines and 42-acres by hand. We share their pride over a job well done and their love for a pint of good beer.

Stringing And Staking Our Hops

How does a weed become an aromatic ingredient for beer? The secret is string.

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The First Signs Of Beer

We took a stroll through our hopyard this morning and look at what we found!

The first bines of the season are emerging from the soil. They’re so tiny, about the size of a bottle cap, we almost didn’t see them.

A new bine pokes through the dirt in the 42-acre hopyard at Rogue Farms.

A new bine pokes through the dirt in the 42-acre hopyard at Rogue Farms.

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Where bullshit and beers collide

Learn to Distill

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The World of Whiskey from Westmeath

Beer Snob Squad

Where lovers of craft beer abide

The Whiskey Wash

Covering great whiskies one bottle at a time

Bob Bolden

Taste, Learn, and Enjoy!

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