Last year, I missed out on our visit to Tavistock during the harvest season, So I was pretty excited that I was able to go this time around. Since Tavistock is just half an hour drive west of Waterloo and the weather was cooperative, I decided to accept the challenge and ride my bike to the hop yard.
Tavistock Hops Visit
Tour, QA, and opportunity to buy some freshly picked wet hops (likely fresh Glacier will be available on Saturday). There will also be the following 2018 pelletized hops available: Rakau, Cascade, Glacier, Centennial, Heritage, Newport. We are meeting up at Tavistock for 11:30AM, which is when they start to wrap up their harvesting for the…
Field Trip to Tavistock Hop Farm
Field Trip to Tavistock Hop Co.
Field trip to Escarpment Labs
Join us as we tour the growing facilities of our favourite yeast producer, Escarpment Labs. Ask the Escarpment Labs team your burning questions about Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus (and more?) in brewing, and learn more about where your brewing cultures come from. This facility tour and Q&A will be coupled with a yeast buy. This event…