In this Aug. 4, 2011 photo, brewer Dave Wright holds Willamette hops before adding them to a brew kettle while making an oatmeal stout at Brown's Brewing Company in Troy, N.Y. Once the center of hop ... more 
In this Aug. 4, 2011 photo, brewer Dave Wright holds Willamette hops before adding them to a brew kettle while making an oatmeal stout at Brown's Brewing Company in Troy, N.Y. Once the center of hop production for America’s breweries, New York state is seeing a small-scale renaissance of hop farming to satisfy a growing demand for locally grown ingredients to make regional craft beers and homemade brews. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 10:16 AM EDT