Each year Beverage Industry Magazine picks their Innovations of the Year and in the December 2018 edition, we were surprised and delighted to be on the cover and earn that distinction. We would like to thank our team including the hop farmers, brewers and pioneering retailers and their customers who took a chance trying something unheard of.
“Late in the day, I was hungry, drained and feeling metabolic whiplash from my beverage roller coaster. I opened a bottle of H2OPS, nonalcoholic water made with hops. It tasted rather like a pale ale; I would drink this at a bar.”
Check out the full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/liquid-diet-my-day-of-drinks-1535457600?emailToken=943513cd36930a6771910e98028259d8Dv0ta6+ozAUF712zdGtVKI6KcXormo7I6P+8cepAQxAxBY7X066KGyLE1FJ/XNfYwMOkQ1orBXzwSti3p70brg%3D%3D&reflink=article_email_share
This week, our founder Paul Tecker was interviewed by Guy Raz on NPR's podcast "How I Built This". As a huge fan, Paul was genuinely honored to be invited to tell his story. Listen to Paul's story in latest episode of “How I Built This" http://n.pr/2n9fVvw.
2016 was a record setting year for the hop harvest for the Pacific Northwest. We visited the Yakima Valley during the harvest where we attended hop school and visited a number of hop farms. We were so impressed were blown away by the by the high quality of this year's yield.
We love celebrating all things hop-related and were happy to be included in the Hoptoberfest feature of Nugget Markets' Field Guide Magazine. Thanks for helping to spread the word about our craft-brewed sparkling hop water.