Recently we sat down with Tim Matthews, Head Brewer for Oskar Blues in Longmont, Colorado, to discuss the one-year anniversary of Oskar Blues’ switch to FLEX®, Haas’s new flowable bittering hop product. First off, tell us a little b

Celebrating Hop Flavors: Why wood is so good.

Mar 9, 2018 Victor Algazzali

Welcome to our new blog series, Celebrating Hop Flavors. Here at John I. Haas, our team of sensory experts takes time to explore some of the important, interesting, and often unsung aspects of the hops’ flavor spectrum that are inspiring

Thinking beyond whole hops and hop pellets.

Feb 26, 2018 Tim Kostelecky

Hops come in many forms: whole hops (also called whole leaf or whole cone hops), hop pellets, and hop extracts. When you’re talking form factor, there really is no right or wrong way to hop a beer. Although, if you sit down with just abou

Our “Brewer’s Spotlight” is a series of conversations with innovative brewers across the country. Recently we sat down with Jim Koch, brewer and founder of Samuel Adams and chairman of The Boston Beer Company to discuss the launch of



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