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Trust me, even without a green thumb hops are a fun way to expand on your brewing hobby and spend some more time outdoors.

If you were one of our recent pre-order customers, or if you grabbed some shoots from any one of the wild patches growing around the Maritimes we are happy to bring you some great tips for making sure your hops are healthy and happy.

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Spring is around the corner and we are happy to announce that we will be offering rhizomes for sale in the shop! In this blog post Derek lays out his tips for a successful gardening season.

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Let’s Hop to It! I actually had a different post in the queue for today, but I had a pretty interesting conversation last night with a local brewer here in Saint John. We were talking about the hop blend of his latest brew and how the characteristics of hops might be a little different based on where they are grown in the world – resulting in slight unexpected variations in flavour & aroma. Specifically we were talking about locally grown Centennial vs those grown in large scale commercial farms in different parts of North America. While I haven’t had a chance yet...

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