hop•nólogyis creating Podcasts at hopnology.com/hopnologypodcast
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We love creating new podcast content, but it does come along with expenses for hosting and posting. By contributing just a bit it tells us that you're listening and allows us to continue getting our words into your ears.
Give us a "Cheers!" and you'll get:
- A "thank you" shout-out on our next podcast!
- Access to our podcasts one week before the general release on iTunes!
- Input via periodic polls to help us decide on upcoming topics for the hopnólogy community!
Thirsty for Knowledge
You're a sponge, absorbing all of the information on hop production that you can find.
You'll get everything at the "Cheers" level plus:
- Patreon access to all of our podcast content going back to early 2019 through www.hopnology.com.
- Periodic blogging from James when he's got something to say.
- Discounts on future online offerings; we don't know what they are yet, but you'll get discounts on them!
- Some sort of hopnology swag after 4 months (that's what the shipping address is for).
You'll get everything at the "Cheers" and "Thirsty" levels plus:
- A dedicated Q&A channel on Discord to ask questions; we promise a 48 hour turnaround, unless there's a beer festival going on, and then it might be 72.
- Online group social hours every month or so to catch up about hops, beer and whatever else our hopnologists feel like discussing.
- Further discounts on future online offerings; we don't know what they are yet, but you'll get discounts on them!
What is hopnólogy?
Beer is good food. Except when it isn’t. We are living in a wonderful and yet concerning time to be a beer fan; there is some great stuff out there, and also a fair number of scary witches-brew concoctions that shouldn’t be allowed out of the basement.
Growing and using hops, like most things involving Mother Nature, is a mix of science and art. We are Scientists who understand the interactions between soil, nutrients, temperature, water, time and hops. Mixed together well and treated with scientific parameters – and some good old fashioned intuition! – you can have an outstanding product. That’s Part 1.
Part 2 is how to get those hops into the hands of the brewers. You can grow the best hops in the world, but without relationship management, organizational contacts and some luck on your side, you’re left with a lot of inventory and a fair amount of frustration. The transition from grower to seller is not a natural one, but it’s critical to move your business forward.
Part 3 is all about how to use these wonderful artisan hops to make the most of what Mother Nature provides. We also understand that as a brewer you’re likely inundated with requests from small growers looking for new customers. Navigating quality, consistency, and expectations is critical to long term success.
At hopnólogy we teach you the key elements of this equation:
Hear us at http://www.hopnology.com/hopnologypodcast/ or search for "hopnology" in your favorite podcast app!