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Marc Meltonville


Nov 21

Heritage Hop Variety Chosen to Recreate 16th Century Tudor Beer

This project was to recreate a 16th Century Tudor beer
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Jan 21

Homebrewers Help Preserve Heritage Hops

Homebrewers help preserve Heritage Hops and it’s all down to the old adage of either ‘use it or loose it’. ...
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learning to string a hop garden


Mar 20

Learning to String a Hop Garden

Learning to string a hop garden is pretty straight forward once you learn the basic pattern and if you can...
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Colgate British heritage hop varieties


Oct 19

Colgate and other British Heritage Hop Varieties

Colgate is a British heritage hop variety dating from 1805.  It is one of the British heritage hop varieties I...
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are hops good for you


Jun 19

Are Hops Good For You ?

Are hops good for you? Well it would appear to be the case in several ways, some quite obscure.  ...
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What Do Hops Smell Like


Mar 19

What Do Hops Smell Like ?

“ What do hops smell like ?” A tricky question indeed, but I’ll try. It’s easiest to say what they’re...
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Mar 19

2019 Hops for Home Brewing

2019 hops for home brewing begin with stringing, getting it  in place ready for them to climb up in April. ...
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pilgrim hops how they grow and their characteristics


Feb 19

Pilgrim Hops, How They Grow and Their Characteristics

Pilgrim hops, how they grow and their characteristics, was the beginning and it started off innocently enough. As a small craft...
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Goldings hop variety for brewing


Jan 19

Goldings Hop Variety for Brewing

Goldings hop variety for brewing dates back to the late 1700’s when Mr Golding found a hop he thought was...
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Dec 18

Drying Hops is Where a Golden Alchemy Happens

Drying hops is where a golden alchemy happens. To be completely accurate hops are preserved, they are not dried right...
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