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Condzella Hops – Money Raised, Here Come the Hops


Good news east coast craft beer enthusiasts: the New York hop is back! John Condzella of Condzella’s Farm (and hops) reached and surpassed his Kickstarter goal of $27,000 to bring a hop harvester to Long Island. John has already raised close to $29,000 from almost 300 different backers and the campaign will still be running until this Sunday, March 10.

With the German Wolf WHE 140 Hopfen Pflückmaschine now definitely relocating to the United States, Condzella Hops is extremely excited for its arrival. John will be traveling overseas soon to finalize the transaction and expects to have the machine home on Long Island in June. Once it arrives, a little electrical work will need to be done to have it up and running by mid-August, when the hop harvest will begin. Look for some coverage here when the machine arrives and as it is getting “spruced up” for it’s August debut. keep reading...

Written by A+K

March 8th, 2013 at 4:29 pm