• Hop Take: Calm Down Everyone, Craft Beer Prices Aren't Spiking

    27 days ago - By Vine Pair

    This week, scary reports warned craft beer drinkers that our pints are about to get more expensive. This, allegedly , is due to snowy weather “barley crop” and “malt supplies” in Canada, one of the U.S.'s top barley imports.
    This led to a 12 percent price jump in spot prices for barley grown in October, Bloomberg reported. In addition, a heat wave and drought in Europe impacted crops there, with the price of French barley jumping 35 percent, Fortune reports .
    I call balderdash. While yes, weather impacts crop production and climate change is a real concern, I doubt this will affect U.S...
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