In San Diego, August, September and October bring the release of beers brewed with freshly-harvested hops. This year, more than a dozen farms in the county are providing hops to pro brewers and/or homebrewers. As of today, we know of a few brew plans; stay tuned to WestCoasterSD.com in August for more details from farmers and brewers.
– Star B Ranch is again providing hops to Tom Nickel’s Nickel Beer Company for a brew day in the first week of August. The farm, which doubles as a buffalo ranch, is likely to work with local breweries ChuckAlek, Burning Beard and Latitude 33 as well.Continue Reading