Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Hop Prices Hitting Close To Home

"The largest -- and most competitive -- category at the Great American Beer Festival is the American Style IPA." That style is also the one most affected by the rising hop prices. The hop prices have affected one of New York's (and The Foaming Head's) favorite beers. Brewer Scott Vaccaro of Captain Lawrence Brewing Company has started to make receipe changes to his ever popular Imperial IPA. Vaccaro says that the beers big flavor allows for him to substitute some of the four different hops used, while still maintaing the flavor.

Wall Street Journal Article

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