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November 21st, 2013
Very encouraging news out of Lansing last week. The Michigan Senate passed a bill that would allow certain microbreweries (those who sell less than 1000 barrels per year) to self distribute to local retailers, e.g., restaurants, liquor stores and grocery stores without having to go through the current 3-tier distribution channels. This could potentially open […]
November 17th, 2013
Hop Lot Brewery 11.17.13 What’s in a brewery name? For our first official blog post, we’d like to start by explaining what’s behind the name, Hop Lot Brewing Co. It all started when, in 2011, we purchased a few (dozen) hop plants to grow for our homebrew. We tilled our land, planted the rhizomes, watered […]
October 18th, 2013
Do you make a yeast starter for your homebrew? You should. Making a starter is easy, and can be the difference between a good beer and a great one. Creating the correct amount of healthy yeast for pitching will ensure a quick and successful fermentation, leading to cleaner beer flavor. Just how big of a […]