Jester Hops from 2015 hop walk

Hackney Brewery: The Global Hop Shortage

In our video this week, Jon discusses the developing hop supply shortage and how it will affect the brewing industry this year.

Some of you may be aware that this year there is a Global Hop Shortage, that could be the worse than the situation in 2007, which was considered a disaster and had a huge impact on the industry. Now, 9 years later, we are facing the same shortfall but due to the rise of craft beer over those 9 years, could it have a worse effect? And what does it mean for breweries like ours?