The MN Fresh Hop Tour

Hops harvest season is upon us – and that means fresh hopped beers are out! Time for the MN Fresh Hop Tour. How it works: Once the fresh hop beers are tapped – see below for schedule – fresh hop beer drinkers will be handed a passport upon ordering a fresh hop beer from any of the participating breweries. Try […]

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Work for Mighty Axe in 2017.

Apply now for 2017 positions with Mighty Axe Hops.  Seeking passionate, hard-working, hops loving folks to join Ben and Eric in the fields! Full details on open positions available below. Hiring for the 2017 season.    Hiring Spring Crew, Hop Yard Operations, Manager, and Interns for the 2017 season. Interested folks should email cover letter detailing their […]

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The Mighty Axe Hops Revolution has Begun

TLDR; We’re going to grow a lot more hops. 80 acres more. We’re excited about it.     The sun is rising on the Minnesota hops industry. Thanks to the overwhelming support of thousands of #MNHops fanatics and local brewers Mighty Axe Hops will begin an 80 acre expansion in 2016! What this expansion means […]

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Join the People’s Hop Party

Join the People’s Hop Party June 4th. ATTN COMRADES, the future of Minnesota hops is upon us! You are needed at the Proclamation on June 4th. Party to include: 1. Exclusive Beer Tapping: Fair State Keller Pils dry hopped with Mighty Axe cascades. 2. T-shirt Propaganda: Lucky Party members get a free ‘MN Hops revolution’ t-shirt. Poster propaganda will also be available. 3. […]

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MIGHTY AXE HOPS PUBLISHES HOPS GROWING GUIDE FOR MINNESOTA GROWERS

MIGHTY AXE HOPS PUBLISHES HOPS GROWING GUIDE FOR MINNESOTA GROWERS TO WHOMEVER DRINKS CRAFT BEER Minnesota’s exploding craft beer industry has not only produced delicious beer but has also created demand for high-quality, local hops. And lots of ‘em. To that end, we produced the Minnesota Hops Grower’s Guide. The Minnesota Hops Grower’s Guide is not […]

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Growing Hops in MN – Special Interview with the MN Department of Agriculture

<br />In mid-October Mighty Axe’s very own Eric Sannerud talked with Emery of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture about growing hops in Minnesota. This short interview is number 8 in the MDA’s “Spotlight on Specialty Crops” series. <br /><br />They explore the following topics:<br /><blockquote>What even are hops? What do they take to grow? How much to put […]

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