* 1. What is your gender?

* 2. What is your age?

* 3. Which of the following are you?

* 4. For the Beer Enthusiast & Home Brewers(because home-brewers are both)"

* 5. What type of beers do you prefer to drink?

* 6. Have you noticed any growing trends in types or flavors of beer over the past few years? Do you see any trends developing

* 7. If you are not already a home brewer, on a scale of 1 to 10(10=very interested and 1=not at all), how interested are you in home brewing?

* 8. Have you ever gone to an establishment because they exclusively carry a certain type of beer you enjoy or would like to try?

* 9. If you answered yes to the previous question, Which establishments did you go to and for which beers?

* 10. If you answered yes to the previous question, how many beers did the establishment have on tap?

* 11. For Home Brewers:

* 12. How long have you been home-brewing in Years/Months?

* 13. Where do you get your information about hops and home brewing form( Select ALL that apply):

* 14. How many batches do you brew per month & what is the total Volume of each batch? What quantity of hops do you use per batch in Oz.

* 15. Have you used the same kit twice or more?

* 16. Do you brew the same amount across all seasons(ex.- do you brew as much in the fall as you do in the summer?)

* 17. Approximate how many gallons do you brew per year?( For the purpose of this survey, 5 gallons is one batch)

* 18. Describe your experience level as a home-brewer.

* 19. What types of beer have you brewed in the past?

* 20. What new types of beer would you like to try brewing? Are you looking for anything specific?

* 21. How many batches do you brew at a time?

* 22. How do you purchase your brewing ingredients?

* 23. Experienced Brewers:(Don't use kits)

* 24. How do you decide which ingredient to buy and from what source?

* 25. Do you grow and/or culture any of your own ingredients(Some brewers culture their own yeast)

* 26. As to ingredients such as hops, how would you rank the following qualities of hops?

  not at all important slightly important moderate importance greater than moderate importance significant importance very important
Price
Freshness
Quality
Locally grown
Variety
Availability

* 27. What forms of hops do you prefer for brewing?

* 28. How much do you spend per month on brewing supplies?

* 29. In what quantity do you purchase your hops?

* 30. Do you purchase online or in the store?

* 31. What price would you expect to pay for hops?

* 32. What characteristics do you look for in buying hops? Rank the following qualities on a scale of 1-4 with 1= not important and 4= very important

  not important slightly important significant importance very important
Price
Freshness
Variety/Flavor
Locally grown

* 33. If a Minnesota Grown hop of equal quality were offered, how important is the Mn Grown quality of hops to you?

* 34. Which of the following varieties of hops are you currently using for your current brews?(Select ALL that apply)

* 35. Do you change the type of hops you are using for the type of beer that you are making?

* 36. What types of social media do you use to get your information?

* 37. How did you find out about this survey?

* 38. How familiar are you with hop varieties?

* 39. Are you married?

* 40. If you are married, which flavor(s) do you prefer?

* 41. If married, what flavor(s) does your spouse prefer?

* 42. Would you purchase separate beer kits for His and Hers?

* 43. Thank you for your response to our survey!

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