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The pursuit of hoppiness

  • OPB
    Walk into any brewery or grocery store today and you will see the letters IPA everywhere — that intense, tropical beer has become Oregon’s style. That wasn’t always the case. It turns out that a variety of hop bred in Oregon — almost by accident — sparked an entirely new way of making beer and a whole new tradition of American ales.