Where we’re at

These silly Chinooks. We’ve had unseasonably warm weather lately, the hops think it’s spring! Sprouting rhizome growth while I’m trying to put them to to bed for the winter.  Let’s be honest, as much as I’d like to change this, the only internet presence of the Olson & Son Hopyard exists on Instagram. I keep…

Welcome!!

Hello and welcome to the Olson & Son Hopyard website. If you are visiting thanks to the recent Rhode Island Monthly Magazine article ( which can be read here) please have a look around and follow us for more updates throughout the fall.  Some recent health issues have slightly delayed the opening of our online…

A Trying Week

The hopyard exploded this week. Burrs exploded into three inch long cones. First year bines all of a sudden completely covered in bursts of burrs. And despite getting some camera time a few nights ago, I missed it.  A bummer for sure, and tonight I am exhausted and frazzled but I can get my body…

Sharing 

Now that this post is done,and out of the way, we can get into what this blog was meant for — sharing our story. Along with hopyard news and announcements on new products or sales, we’ll be sharing anecdotes about the growing season, thoughts on beers and beer culture, recipes from pickles to pale ales,…