Experience the Ultimate Brewery Resource Roadshow and Charles Faram HopWalk® 2023

The HopWalk Event: A Grand Success Under the Blazing Sun With the mercury soaring to an impressive 29 degrees C, the recently concluded HopWalk event in the UK proved to be a resounding success. Over the span of two days, attendees were treated to a range of informative sessions, engaging discussions, and delightful experiences, making […]

Hop-growing in New Zealand

Hop-growing in New Zealand Think of New Zealand hops and most of us will say “Nelson”.  Nelson Sauvin™, the variety, was first released in 2000 and has created a firm following for its bright, vibrant, wine-like character.  The name sticks in the mind, it’s got recognition from the winemaking region of the same name, and […]

New Zealand Booming Hop Season

Faram’s own Paul Corbett and Andrew Whalley headed over to New Zealand to inspect the harvest and take part in what New Zealand Hops brilliantly call Harfest. Check out this video from the news station in New Zealand which feature glimpses of  Paul Corbett, Charles Faram MD. https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/03/25/international-brewers-flock-to-tasman-for-booming-hop-season/ Beer brewers and hop distributors from around […]

Hoptimistic Awards Finalist

Hoptimistic Awards Finalist The Charles Faram team was honoured to be announced as a finalist in the SIBA Business Awards as Supplier Associate of the Year 2023, having won the award three years in a row. The SIBA Business Awards seek to congratulate excellence in the brewing industry across a variety of categories and is […]

Shiny Brewery’s recap of
the Charles Faram AromaFest® 2023

Shiny Brewery’s recap of the Charles Faram AromaFest® 2023 “Yesterday, we were lucky enough to be invited to Charles Faram’s AromaFest® – midlands brewers gathered to help assess new seedlings from Charles Faram’s International Development Program. This involves a lot of rubbing and sniffing loads of different hops to assess them – the most popular […]

The Charles Faram International Hop Awards 2023

The Charles Faram International Awards 2023 About the Awards The Charles Faram International Hop Awards are about recognising the commitment excellence of growers in the UK, USA, Czechia and Germany in the Hop Development Program, Charles Faram’s fast-moving hop breeding initiative, that concentrates on new flavours, disease resistance, improved yields, and environmental sustainability. This year […]

Charles Faram Farms hop grower wins national award

Herefordshire hop grower Sarah Hawkins and Farm Manager Matt Bailey of The Farm in Bosbury, travelled to the Pure Craft Bar in Birmingham this week to pick up the award for the best British hop sample at the most prestigious hop awards ceremony for British hops in the UK.  The competition, organised by the Institute […]

Merry Christmas & a Hoppy New Year

Merry Christmas & a Hoppy New Year! Our MD Paul Corbett’s thank you to you and roundup of 2022. The team here at Charles Faram send season’s greetings to all our loyal customers and supplier partners. Following the very difficult three years we have all had (and continue to have) I would like to say […]

What happens next after your brewery ceases trading…?

What happens next after your brewery ceases trading…? We are really pleased to have been working with Nick from Hop Forward again recently, so have sponsored a few episodes as support to podcast stream.   This is one of those episodes, so give it a listen while you work or are pottering about. EPISODE DESCRIPTION On Monday 4th […]

Brewing with Vista

Have you caught up with Charles Faram Canada’s latest Brewer’s Roundtable featuring Vista? They’ve collaborated with 5 breweries to explore the aromas of this punchy new hop. Watch on to find out what they all thought! https://vimeo.com/778814928/39239b2601