Worthy Brewing


Worthy Announces Grand Opening and Hop House Dedication on April 5th

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:55:00


Dr. Al Haunold, Hopmeister


A Special Tribute to Hopmeister Dr. Alfred Haunold

Bend, Or.  On April 5, 2013, Worthy Brewing will dedicate it’s greenhouse and hopyard to America’s premier Hopmeister, the venerable Dr. Alfred Haunold.

You may not know Dr. Haunold’s name, but if you love craft beer, then you know his work. At the helm of the USDA-OSU hop breeding program from 1965 to 1999, Dr. Haunold had a guiding hand in releasing over 16 hop cultivars  and breeding lines to the public.

The affable, Austrian-born Dr. Haunold, who continues to reside in Corvallis with his wife Mary, gave us high aroma game-changers like Cascade, Willamette, Sterling, Liberty, Mt. Hood and Santiam. Read on…