User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


77° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Spearfish Man Experimenting With Hops Method

September 16, 2012, 10:15 AM

Spearfish Man Experimenting With Hops Method
SPEARFISH, SD -

A Spearfish entrepreneur is developing a method to flash freeze fresh hops instead of the traditional drying of the beer ingredient before freezing the buds.

Hops are used by home, craft and commercial brewers to add bitterness, taste and aroma.

Steve Polley has been experimenting with the method using hops collected from small research plots in Rapid City and the Newell-Nisland area. He says early tests are showing higher alpha and beta acids than with first drying the hops. The acids are key measures to determine the hops' potency.

Bitter Esters Brewhouse owner Landon Swanson says Polley's hops work nicely with some of the ales he brews. The Custer brewmaster says he'd like to see more South Dakota farmers plant hops and begin to develop a commercial-scale industry.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

View news

You may also like

Jury Finds Annette Bosworth Guilty

5/27/2015 6:43 PM

A jury has found a former U.S. Senate Candidate guilty of perjury and filing false documents.

Full Story
Former Sioux Falls Teacher Sentenced To 15 Years

5/22/2015 11:04 AM

In February, Drueppel admitted she had a relationship with a student while working as a teacher at a Sioux Falls middle school.

Full Story
Shooting Death Investigation Underway In Brown County

5/27/2015 10:40 AM

An Aberdeen man is dead in what may have been an accidental shooting.

Full Story
Elementary School's Playground Destroyed By Fire

5/23/2015 5:14 PM

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue put out a fire on the playground of Hawthorne Elementary Saturday afternoon that damaged the school.

Full Story
Amber Alert For Missing Girl Cancelled

5/28/2015 3:02 PM

An Amber Alert for a 12-year-old Iowa girl has been cancelled.

Full Story


Events