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From the fabulous British Pathé archive on YouTube, this short film, made in 1965, is entitled ‘Tomorrow’s Beer’ and shows cockney hop-pickers at work in Kent.
Apart from the groovy music and barbecue, it could have been shot at almost any time in the last 150 years.
On a related note, Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight starts*in a few weeks time, from 26 September to 12 October.
VIDEO: Hop Harvest, 1965