One of the places where The Editors of Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com and Company like to hang out is Thunder Canyon Brewery. Its a great place that always has a great selection of fresh beer on tap, all made under the same roof.
Often, for bachelor parties, the best man will often grab a keg from said establishment. And the other month that was the plan. It was October, and TCB had brewed a batch of their Oktoberfest (Which was really good, BTW) so the Best Man wanted a keg of said brew; only to find out they were not providing this flavor in kegs, as “There is a Hops Shortage.”
A WHAT? This was much the discussion during the party, and the following weeks afterward, and we thought it was a joke. How can there be a Hops Shortage?
It was so funny, The-Evil-Doctor-Merlin-Channing-Lowe-Jr. and I started blaming other things on this silly “Hops Shortage”.
Well, turns out, there is: