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Barley and Hops
Lead Dog Label
Marketing

Beer Labels Are Art, Advertising, Legal Documents

The Reno Brewery District is a great idea and concept-The Depot, Lead Dog, Pigeon Head, Battle Born and Record Street. There are a few cities that have a central area to promote breweries. It is all about community, isn’t it? This article is an attempt to draw attention to the fact that labels can introduce a new beer to try and showcase an art form. But, labels are really about being legal.

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Marketing

How Did Beer Do For the Year 2021?

TTB is accurate when it comes to barrels produced because the tax is assessed on barrels produced/removed for sales. 2021 was a generally flat year for all beer production. Craft Beer is determined by definition- producers of <6 million barrels and not owned by a macro producer. Those numbers will come later.

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Hops in Washington Statte
Marketing

Here You Can OD on “About Hops!”

The image is what a modern hop farm business looks like. Most are privately owned and are located in areas of the U.S. that offer ideal soil and climate conditions. At one point the Sacramento Valley in CA was a great area for hops. Over time the return on investment and irrigation forced hops into Yakima Valley in Washington State. Many hop operation are run by 5th generation farmers. Large brewers even own their own operation for hops sourcing. Research is an ongoing requirement to keep up with consumer demands for aromas and flavors.

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