Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Hops and Beer.

If you want to learn more about Hops and Brewing plan on spending time in Paonia at the Hops and Brewing workshops.


July 17, 2010
9a – 12:30p
Paradise Theater, Grand Ave., Paonia


9:00 Dr. Ron Godin: Hops Production Overview
9:30 John McHugh P.E.: Irrigation systems
10:00 Dr. Ed Page: Economics of Hop Production
10:30 Rich Andrews: Solar Hop Drying
10:45 Break
11:00 Ali Hamm, M.S.: Hop Alpha Acids and Quality
Hop Variety Trial Yield Results
11:45 Dr. Frank Stonaker
Hop Insect Pests
Bio-control (two spot spider mite) and other organic options
Scouting for Possible Problems - Aphids
12:30 Lunch at Louis Pizza, Revolution Brewing Brew House Tour and Tasting Room Visit
2:00-6:00 Rising Sun Farm
Hands on Hop Workshop
Brewing Discussions
A Little Tasting
6:30 BBQ and Music
A Little More Tasting

July 18, 2010
Rising Sun Farm
16540 Grange Rd, Paonia

9:00 Breakfast
10:00 Mike King’s Brew Class, a Beer will be made with all local ingredients
Field Work and Q&A in the Hop Yards
12:30 Lunch
A Little Tasting
1:00-5:00 Back to Brewing
Brewing Lectures and Q&A

Sign up for this two day workshop at: http://www.coloradoorganichops.com/?page_id=188
Cost: $100

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