Hops To It Beach Sweep

Our Hops To It volunteer society was back at it this fall with another beach sweep! Last year we took part in our first beach sweep with the Great Lakes Aquarium and the Alliance for the Great Lakes for their adopt-a-beach event. We were happy to be able to take part again this year with [...]

Brewhouse’s Dave Hoops Judges GABF

Beer lover heaven appears once a year in Denver, Colorado when the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) makes its appearance. Widely considered a Mecca for amazing beers, this three-day festival and competition brings 40,000 people to try more beers than they could even imagine. For the 600+ breweries that are attending this year, their biggest [...]

Hunting For Hops

It’s harvest time. In the Yakima Valley in Washington, one of the biggest crops being harvested is fresh hops. Fitger’s Brewhouse brewers recently traveled to the region to hand-select the hops that will be used in our beers. Seventyfive percent of the nation’s hops are grown in this area and in the 40-day window of [...]