Save the Date: Saturday, October 5th 2019 2018 Brewery Winners!Best of Show: Holy Mountain Brewing Co. (collaboration with Cloudburst Brewing) - Wetwired Fresh Hop IPA Double IPA: Cloudburst Brewing – None More Wet IPA: Modern Times Beer – Arcosanti Pale Ale: Single Hill Brewing – Public Enemy 2018 Contest Winner: Max Rutter! 2018 Homebrew Winners!Best of Show: Garrett Burge 1st Place Imperial IPA: Matthew Hibbs 1st Place Pale Ale: David Leakey 1st Place IPA: Tristen McCoy & Kyle Jung ATTENTIONJust a friendly reminder; animals and anyone under the age of 21 are not allowed at this event. ID will be requested at time of entry. Thank you! Fresh Hop Gives Back$103,464 - That's the amount of money given in grants to 19 Yakima County-based arts and science, non-profit organizations for 2017. The Fresh Ale Hop Festival isn't just, "One of the 10 Best Beer Festivals in the Nation", it's also a vehicle for community enrichment and positive social change. Join us September 29th, at the 16th annual Fresh Hop Ale Festival - to drink some amazing craft beer, and do some good! Love, The Fresh Hop Group The Yakima Valley Grows Your Hops! Voted one of the top ten beer festivals in the nation, the Fresh Hop Ale Festival is the celebration of Yakima Valley hops and the craft beer industry. The Fresh Hop Group is committed to providing grants to benefit Yakima county based arts and science organizations. The Yakima Valley produces 75% of the United States' hop crop, and this festival showcases the unique beers that are produced with our valley's hops. 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities Available Reach out to learn more about the different levels of sponsorship. Fill out form!