With IPAs always growing in popularity, hop growers are working hard to develop bigger, brighter, unique hops. It's a good thing, because brewers like ours are always on the lookout for them.
When growers create a new cross, it gets a number that looks a lot to us like a flight number. A small number of these neophytes make it to larger fields and eventually into experimental brew kettles like ours, and into hands like yours. Show Less