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Friday, December 9, 2016

Harvest Ale Showdown: Founders vs. Lagunitas

Written by Ryan Gerstel 

Fall in the beer industry signals the return of seasonal favorites like Oktoberfests, Stouts, Porters, Winter Warmers, and strong ales.

But another popular style this time of year is Harvest Ales, which are made to celebrate the hop harvest season. These flavorful ales use fresh, or wet, hops that are usually harvested and boiled within a 30-day window as opposed to dried or pelleted hops. The result is a more potent and defined hop presence.