“Hopped Up” a feature-length documentary about hops and craft beer directed by Daniel A. Cardenas is now available to stream on Amazon Prime. Hopped Up won Best Northwest Feature Documentary and Best Feature Documentary at the Ellensburg film festival in 2020,

About the movie

Why are IPAs so popular? What’s driving the thirst? Hopped Up: How Yakima Valley changed craft beer forever is a feature-length documentary about the world-famous hop growers of Yakima Valley. It delves into how their innovative breeding practices have changed the way craft beers are consumed and brewed. This film goes into the science of breeding hops. Additionally, it features the lives of 5th-generation farmers enjoying the fruits of their labor. It has not been easy after many years of struggle. The yearly harvest is the pinnacle event for craft brewers worldwide. Brewers come to this Washington state region yearly to select the hops for the craft beers they will create in the coming year.

Produced by Bakerbuilt Works and distributed by Dreamscape. It’s also available on Hoopla, the public library streaming service.

If you are interested in watching the movie at home with friends and family – You can stream it on Amazon Prime or buy the DVD

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