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4th Annual Hop Hunters
August 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Third Annual Hop Hunter Hike
9:00 am to 11:00 am / Louviers, Colorado
Did you know that wild hops, a key ingredient in the beer making process, are native to this region?
We invite you to join DLC’s 4th annual hop hunting excursion.
Douglas Land Conservancy and 105 West Brewery are teaming up this summer to hunt wild-growing hops on conserved lands along Plum Creek. Join us as we learn a little about hops and brewing from a 105 West brewmaster, hike on a private conserved property in Louviers, and harvest local hops for a special brew.
Face masks are mandatory. Participants should also wear long pants, hiking shoes, bring water, and garden gloves. Bags will be provided. No dogs are allowed on this hike.
What happens to the harvested hops you ask? They will be brewed into a delicious, local beer, of course! All viable hops harvested will be turned over to the brewmasters at 105 West Brewery who, in turn, will use the bounty to create a special brew. Douglas Land Conservancy will host a special “hoppy hour” when it’s time for tasting. Cheers!