In Hops We Trust
In Hops We Trust is a collaboration between film makers and craft beer industry pioneers. The series focuses on craft beer's popularity, stories from the brewers, and the industry's regional differences.
From Saratoga Springs to Cape May, In Hops We Trust focuses on craft beer's popularity, stories from the brewers, and the industry's regional differences. In Hops We Trust was created and developed by Ruth Saro, Chris Kindred and Ralph Saro Jr. Join host Ralph, as he travels up and down NJ, PA & NY experiencing great beers, ciders, hops & grilled cheeses.
Episode #1 was filmed on location at the Bolero Snort Brewery in Carlstadt, NJ. Our host, Ralph, and the crew were lucky enough to attend the Grand Opening and spend a few days with the amazing Bolero Snort family!
Episode 2 was filmed on location at Hackensack Brewing in Hackensack, NJ. Our Host, Ralph, and the crew learned a lot about the history of Hackensack, and also played a game of Beirut aka Beer Pong, with Mike and the boys!
Episode 3 was filmed on location at the Climax Brewing Company in Roselle Park, NJ. Our Host, Ralph, and the crew learned a lot about the history of Climax Brewing, and the early days of craft beer from Dave Hoffman, who's been in the biz since 1994!
Episode 4 was filmed in multiple locations in Hoboken, NJ. Ralph and the crew spent a lot of time with the team at Hoboken checking out a few local spots and learning more about the great city. It's not hard to see why they chose to carry the name of the city over their brewery!
Episode 5 was filmed on location at Ironbound Hard Cider in Asbury, NJ. In this episode, we step into the craft world of hard ciders! Ironbound is a fully functioning farm that offers an amazing farm to table menu, and is creating a thriving local economy all while bringing New Jersey back into its glory days as the premiere maker of hard ciders!
Episode 6 was filmed on location at the Ship Bottom Brewery in Beach Haven, NJ. In this episode, we learn about the Jersey Shore and the beach lifestyle that drives the soul of Ship Bottom! We love the creativity these folks have when promoting, and how they give back to the local beach community.
Grain To Glass
Episode 7 was filmed at multiple locations including Lion Bines Hop Farm in Mechanicsburg PA, The Thirsty Quaker in Jersey City NJ, and the Hop Scotch Bottle Shop in Long Island NY. This episode truly shows the process not only of brewing, but in many cases, how your favorite beer makes it to a shelf or tap near you.
Episode 8 was filmed at the Cape May Brewing Company in Cape May New Jersey. Cape May is one of the largest breweries in New Jersey, and is set in a beautiful beach community at the very southern tip of the New Jersey shore! Ralph visited some of the local sites while filming, got to chase some seagulls, and taste a lot of the awesome beer from one of Jersey's finest!
Artisanal Brew Works
Episode 9 was filmed at Artisanal Brew Works in Saratoga Springs, New York. The brain child of a couple of rogue educators, Artisanal offers some fun takes on craft beer! We got to hang out and discuss the new facility they are moving into, and we plan to go back to see what happens when they settle into their new location!
From Bolero to Artisanal, relive some of the best moments from Season 1 of In Hops We Trust!