Hop of faith: More and more entrepreneurs, farmers growing the plant for Michigan beer

Dec 11, 2011 Full story: The Kalamazoo Gazette

Jeff and Bonnie Steinman have never been farmers, but they're banking their financial future on growing hops, a key ingredient in beer.

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Beerattitude

United States

#1 Dec 11, 2011
Great Article! Hops were once a major cash crop for the United States. The growing trend for American Craft Brewers to utilize local ingredients will undoubtedly increase the need for more local and regional hop production.
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Ashley K

Troy, MI

#2 Dec 29, 2011
Great article! Glad to see so many people supporting Michigan beer. I have tried beer at many of the breweries here and like most of them, but Frankenmuth is probably one of my favorite breweries in Michigan. http://frankenmuthbrewery.com/blog/brewery/ne...

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