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 #FreshHopFlair 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


Just 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

$103,464That'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!

The Fresh Hop Group



Our new location this year!

Band Line Up: Music starts at 5:15PM

Bodies on the Beach

Indie Rock

Bart Budwig

Cosmic Country/Backslidin’ Gospel

Ezra Bell

Soul Twang, Late 60's/Early 70's

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.




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