7 Fresh Hop Ales You Should Be Excited About

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7 Fresh Hop Ales You Should Be Excited About

Christmas is certainly something to look forward to, and I like the Easter Bunny as much as the next guy, but if you’re a beer fan, you might get more excited about hop harvest season, when brewers get to pluck fresh hops off the vine and rush them immediately to their kettles to brew one-off, fresh hop beers. Harvest season is a lot like Christmas, only instead of bags of toys, our favorite brewers are toting bags of whole cone hops, which they turn into some of the most pungent, most flavorful beers on the shelves. To quote Andy Williams, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Here are a handful of fresh hop seasonal beers you should be excited to drink this year.