Its our 2nd harvest of Nebraska hops and that means more plants and a bigger yield.
This year we had some good harvests of Cascade, Brewers Gold, Nugget, Tettenanger, Mt. Hood, and Saaz. It was a family/team effort and 12 total hours to get it all picked, but it was fun. Once all sat around with mines in hand, picking hops became the background and conversation and catching up took over. I truly enjoyed the time with my family and being able to share the hop harvesting experience with them 🙂
Oh yeah!…a good chunk of the hops harvested will be jumping into some local Nebraska beer at Blue Blood Brewing Company and Bottle Rocket Brewing Company.