Hop Growers Union of the Czech Republic
  • Although the Czech hops harvest is expected to plummet by around a quarter this year due to bad weather, there's still plenty of stock to quench the huge thirst both at home and abroad.

    In this picture taken Aug. 30, 2012 , workers sort hops to be processed, during a harvest, near a village of Rocov, Czech Republic. Beer drinkers will have plenty to worry about this year after Czech authorities warned that bad weather has led to the country's hop harvest plummeting by around a quarter.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:30 AM EST