Craft Beer Hops the Shark : Planet Money As craft beer exploded over the last decade, the hops business boomed. Then came the bust.
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Craft Beer Hops the Shark

Hops are the cones of the hop plant. They're used in making beer. Craft beer lovers love hops. (Just ask them; they'll tell you.)

As the market for craft beer exploded over the hops business boomed. Until it didn't.

Today on the show: The craft beer explosion, and the hops boom and bust that went with it.

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