Lost Beers - hops

The lost hop varieties of Belgium

Belgian hops: making a comeback? Source: WestflandricaBelgium is a hop producing country. Right? However, the Belgian hop growing sector is only a bleak shadow of its former self. Not only has the total surface and production been receding for years and years, Belgium also has given up its native hop varieties long ago. Varieties that were once a staple of lambic and all the other traditional Belgian beers. (more…)