Since the supply of organic hops is insufficient and nonorganic hops constitute less than 5 percent of Wild Hop
Lager's ingredients, the beer qualifies for the "USDA organic" label.
Other recently introduced products displayed include A-B's organic beers (Stone Mill Pale Ale and Wild Hop
Lager) Wild Blue, a lightly carbonated blueberry-flavored lager containing 8.0% alcohol by volume (ABV); and Spykes, an individually packaged malt beverage created to add to beer or consume as a shot.
So the big players are test-marketing dozens of new products--energy drinks, "malternatives" such as [B.sup.E] and Tilt, organic beers such as Wild Hop
Lager, craft-like beers (often called "stealth micros"), even spirits--in order to protect their market share.
Structure and inheritance of ribosomal DNA variants in cultivated and wild hop
, Humulus lupulus L.
But Hugh has spotted a wild hop
plant attached to an elm tree and gets down to brewing some beer to liven up the cold winter months.