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Freak’n Float Brew Fest 2019

Freak’n Float Brew Fest 2019

Let’s get freaky! But seriously. Hop & Barrel, Oliphant Brewing, and others are throwing a beer festival in Somerset, WI at that is exclusive to and will feature all of your favorite Western Wisconsin breweries. The Freak’n Float...

Brew Like a Girl

Brew Like a Girl

She’s a little sass, but a lot of badass – we recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kaite Eells and chat with her about what it’s like being a female brewery in the industry. We got to hear how she and the other women of...

Resilience IPA

Resilience IPA

The California Camp Fire. It’s hard to fully grasp the damage and devastation. And the rising death toll is haunting. For our friends at Sierra Nevada Brewing, the Camp Fire was close to home for them. That is what generated their idea for...

Join the Hop & Barrel Drinking Team

Join the Hop & Barrel Drinking Team

Join the Hop & Barrel drinking team! We want YOU to be a part of our team, bring your buddies and cheer each other on. It’s no coincidence beer rhymes with cheer. Our drinking team offers two different levels, the Hop Level and the...

Drinking with your eyes

Drinking with your eyes

Fads are no stronger to craft beer. Some fads have grown into cornerstones of craft beer, IIPA and barrel aging are prime examples. While others haven’t obtained such longevity… looking at you Black IPA. Yet few of these trends seemed to...

The “Rule of Two”

The “Rule of Two”

The “Rule of Two” is a term you may have heard us drop or seen us use on social media. The Rule of Two is going to be an ongoing series of beers available exclusively at our taproom. Rule of Two can best be defined as one or more of the...

Our Approach to Recipes

Our Approach to Recipes

Ask any brewer how they approach crafting their recipes and you’ll likely receive as many answers as brewers you ask. Likewise, it is rarely constructive, or even appropriate, to comment on what is “good” or “bad” when it comes to recipe...

Five Things

Five Things

For everyone following us online, or if you’ve driven through downtown Hudson lately, it’s pretty obvious we’ve been hard at work in the brewery and taproom. In just a few months we’ll be ready to welcome the beer-drinking public to enjoy our...

The Story of the Founders

The Story of the Founders

The story of Brian and Justin began in the Fall of 2014. At that tine, Brian was working at American Sky Brewing Company in Hudson, WI, and Justin recently joined the Hudson Homebrewer’s Club, which frequented the brewery. Brian was always...

Choosing a Name for Our Brewery

Choosing a Name for Our Brewery

Choosing a name for a brewery. At first it seems like such an easy task. There’s no shortage of ubiquitous names on tap handles across the country. The feelings and memories they invoke serving to cement their place as craft brew heralds...