Tag: hops

Picking Hops in Nineteenth-Century Wisconsin

The Taproom is a monthly series that explores the rich history of all things beer. It is curated by Pavla Šimková. *Feature image: Group of men, women, and children gathered in a hop field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. Image ID 26259, 1874, by Andreas Larsen…

The Brewing Boom of the Middle Ages

The Taproom is a monthly series that explores the rich history of all things beer. It is curated by Pavla Šimková. By Richard W. Unger Until 1200, beer brewing in Europe was largely a small-scale affair. Hops soon changed that. Based on practices in Bremen…