“Buy your supplies now; this is our sincere and best-intentioned advice” – this was the tip given in 1878 by Johannes Barth, the then managing director, to the readers of the 2nd Barth Report. It is also the oldest copy that we have in our archive. The first Barth Report was published in 1877. Therefore,…  Read More

It is never easy to define the word ‘aroma’ – particularly beer or hop aroma. Where do you start and where do you stop? What formula do you use? Is a beer aroma wheel sufficient for describing beers with distinct hop aromas? When we decided to take on this difficult task in 2011 we sought…  Read More