Research for hops…

…because the ensurance of raw material supply for the brewery industry and the future of German hop farms are of prime importance.


General meeting of the Society for Hop Research takes place as video conference


TWA meets at the Hop Museum

Due to the current development of the corona infection figures, the general meeting of the GfH will take place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 2 pm as a video conference. The agenda sent out with the invitation will be streamlined to the items required by association law. The executive committee will meet in the training room of the Hop Research Centre in Hüll and will conduct the meeting in a small circle with the necessary hygiene and distance rules.

Drying and conditioning of hops


The optimal drying and conditioning of hops not only serves to maintain quality, but also makes an important contribution to cost and energy savings on hop farms.

General Meeting 2020


Due to the Covid19 Pandemic, the general meeting of the Society of Hop Research will take place this year on October 21 at 2 p.m. in the rooms of the German Hop Museum in Wolnzach. Of course, the event is subject to the current Corona rules. Participation is limited and only possible with prior registration at the GfH.

Miracle Hops

On average, hop grows 10 centimeters a day.
Under favourable conditions it can even grow 35 centimeters a day!

Miracle Hops 2

1516 – the year of the purity law!
Before its issue in the Bavarian town of Ingolstadt, beer had even been spiced, with henbane, roots, soot or chips.

Miracle Hops 2

On one hectare hop, 3600 up to 4500 hop plants are grown on average that can be left in the ground for approximately 50 years.

Miracle Hops 2

Until harvest at the end of August, one vine takes 5000 up to 10000 cones.