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Old 08-06-2012, 08:00 PM   #1
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The property I work on has some hops growing there but the woman who planted them doesn't remember what kind they exactly are. Is there anywhere where I could find out exactly what kinda hops I have on my hands?

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Old 08-06-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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No, not without a gene scan. You can narrow the possibilities based on leaf and sidearm configurations, cone shape and where the cones grow. Not easy. I'd just make a simple pale ale with them and see how you like it.

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