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    ABOUT ME

  • Welcome to Great Lakes Hops! This is the source of the best selection of craft brewing hop plants in the midwest. We have more top quality varieties available year-around than anywhere else. All hop plants are grown under optimum conditions at Dutch Touch Growers modern greenhouse facility and are shipped fresh direct to you. Cruise our page and get to know us - we want to hear from you if you are a hop head like us! Currently, the Hop collection consists of 45 top varieties and hybrid types from the USA, England, Germany, Yugoslavia-Czech, New Zealand, and French-Quebec. Plants are available as starter plugs, one- gallon potted, and fresh process bareroot crowns.( Rhizomes are not produced because of their variability and inconsistent quality.)
  • Growing Plants,Drinking Beer,Growing Hops,Talking about Hops,Looking at Hops,Staring at Hops.
  • Professional Beer Drinker and Hop plant grower
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  • Posted in thread: Bine 3060 Hop Harvester on 03-13-2014 at 10:14 PM
    *Puts his mug down*I also noticed that the shirtless guy wasn't operating under good
    agricultural or manufacturing practices, seeing as how his beer was sitting 1' away from him on
    the ladder. Threshe...

  • Posted in thread: My friend wants to grow commercial hops... on 03-11-2014 at 10:00 PM
    As do we, Glen. But for a newbie the first acre is always going to be the most expensive acre.
    Besides, even if someone does put it in at less, you know there are a thousand ways to screw up
    and add c...

  • Posted in thread: My friend wants to grow commercial hops... on 03-11-2014 at 09:55 PM
    We can supply commercial growers and are willing to share growing knowledge and techniques to
    get new farmers started.Great Lakes Hops is a reputable company and we can handle any size
    order as long a...

  • Posted in thread: Bine 3060 Hop Harvester on 03-11-2014 at 09:47 PM
    Here is a link to that Hop Harvester 1000.

  • Posted in thread: Bine 3060 Hop Harvester on 03-11-2014 at 09:42 PM
    Pretty much any harvester has got to be better than picking by hand. The Bine 3060 is no
    exception.Brian here at Great Lakes Hops recorded one in action that one of our customers
    purchased. We think t...

  • Posted in thread: where to order rhizomes??? on 03-07-2014 at 07:48 PM
    Thanks for all the post!!!! I ended up ordering from Northwest Hops in early Feb. I ordered 4
    rhizomes from them last year and had no problems. All 4 grew and I got cones off of 3 of the
    plants. They ...

  • Posted in thread: where to order rhizomes??? on 03-07-2014 at 07:44 PM
    hey GLH, why can't i order Neo1 and Sorachi Ace? they're listed under "commercial pre-order",
    so you do have them... don't make me order from somewhere else! :D(p.s. looks like you have a
    typo in "Sor...

  • Posted in thread: Plants vs. Rhizomes on 02-28-2014 at 07:11 PM
    Could you respond to the claims on better growth rates during the first year with a rooted
    plant as compared to a rhizome? Because you say there is no reason to get a rooted tip
    cutting... But that se...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-28-2014 at 06:35 PM
    Did that little girl I sent up a few years ago ever become anything? We called her 'Lé Hood'. I
    know the male didn't make it but was curious about her. Hop On~Yes sir shes still growing here.
    It didn'...

  • Posted in thread: Hops in Missouri on 02-27-2014 at 02:25 AM
    Cascade and Columbus do really really well in hot climates. The problem you run into is if you
    have clay soil. They really don't like clay soil at all... There are some varieties that
    tolerate clay pr...

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