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Where in the beer world (08.03.17)?

Hop field

Hops - what variety?We haven’t played this game in a while. Probably because nobody plays any more. But the rules are the same. If you think you know where this photo was taken leave a comment.

Bonus points if you can name the variety of hops growing.

Answer now added to comments.

6 Responses to Where in the beer world (08.03.17)?

  1. Jeff Alworth August 3, 2017 at 8:52 am #

    Given your recent trip, I’m going to say Mt Angel, OR and, oh, how about Willamette?

    • Stan Hieronymus August 3, 2017 at 9:03 am #

      I guess this means I won’t be posting photos of second-year Simcoes (across the way from where the Mt. Angel abbey brewery will be) in Oregon.

      But everything in Oregon is looking more mature/robust than the field in this photo.

  2. Thomas Vincent August 4, 2017 at 7:46 am #

    I am going with somewhere further South, say Missouri, but don’t know where exactly.

  3. Ryan August 4, 2017 at 4:12 pm #

    Hmm. I’d say these are Hallertaus in Germany. In the Hallertau region, perhaps?

  4. Ian L. August 5, 2017 at 1:23 pm #

    First image is Mt. Adams in Yakima Valley. I’ll guess the hop variety as a humulus lupulus neomexicanus variety.

  5. Stan Hieronymus August 5, 2017 at 1:38 pm #

    The photo is from Aucutt Farms just south of Novelty, Mo. I think Kirksville (population 17,500, home of Truman State) is the closest good-size town. John Reinke has planted a half acre of Cascade on land his family has farmed since the mid-19th century. Kind of proof of concept.

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