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Rinn Duin marks 1st anniversary with 365 Blackthorn, and talks about what's ahead

Rinn Duin marks 1st anniversary with 365 Blackthorn, and talks about what's ahead

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By Jeff Linkous

Rinn Duin Brewing celebrated its first anniversary (see video here) with a limited release, 365 Blackthorn, an 8.1% ABV Irish…

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Wednesday, 08 January 2014 17:55

Retro video: Weyerbacher grows hops with N.J. help Featured

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Here’s one from the Beer-Stained Letter video archive, a piece from 2008.

That year, Weyerbacher Brewing responded to a hop shortage by taking a shot at growing an acre of hops in northeast Pennsylvania.

The Easton, Pa., brewery got some key knowledge-base assistance from Snyder Farm in Hunterdon County, the Rutgers University research farm that did some hop-growing trials back in the late 1990s. Snyder was thus able to offer Weyerbacher some guidance on its hops project.

Weyerbacher reaped a small, but still impressive, haul in August 2008 that went straight into a fresh-hop harvest ale. 

 

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