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Old 02-11-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Where can I get some Citra hops?

I just brewed an all Citra hop IPA that turned out really good. 1.080 SG, 1.019 FG and a total of 8oz. of Citra hops.

My girlfriend is the one who ordered the hops in the first place and she can't remember where. I really want to brew this again using the same recipe with different techniques so I can appreciate the different results.


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Old 02-11-2012, 06:30 PM   #2
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Check your LHBS. The two around me almost always have a least a small supply. I believe hopsbythepound.com had whole citra available when I checked a few days ago.


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Old 02-11-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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I was just at Brewmasters Warehouse yesterday and they has a few ounces in the cooler. You could order online from them.
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Old 02-11-2012, 06:43 PM   #4
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Leaf is still floating around at several of the HBT sponsors,.. and some other sites I've seen. Pellets are a little more tricky to find though unless you're willing to shell out a bunch of cash.
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:26 PM   #5
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Where can I get some Citra hops?

I just brewed an all Citra hop IPA that turned out really good. 1.080 SG, 1.019 FG and a total of 8oz. of Citra hops.

My girlfriend is the one who ordered the hops in the first place and she can't remember where. I really want to brew this again using the same recipe with different techniques so I can appreciate the different results.
The next time you brew this try bittering with something else other than Citra. I think homebrewers and craft breweries are contributing to the shortage when they bitter with Citra when they could use something else.
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:32 PM   #6
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http://www.freshops.com/cgi-bin/shop...ates/hops.html
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:34 PM   #7
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Leaf is still floating around at several of the HBT sponsors,.. and some other sites I've seen. Pellets are a little more tricky to find though unless you're willing to shell out a bunch of cash.
I just paid 32usd for a pound shipped for pellets.
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:35 PM   #8
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The next time you brew this try bittering with something else other than Citra. I think homebrewers and craft breweries are contributing to the shortage when they bitter with Citra when they could use something else.

Then it wouldn't be a all citra ipa...
I love using citra fwh...why?
Cause I can...
Hop shortage or not, citra will always be hard to find...except in my freezer
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:46 PM   #9
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If there is no demand, nobody will raise Citra. If they always sell out, somebody will plant more, but there will be a shortage for a while. Go ahead and create the demand.
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:51 PM   #10
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I just paid 32usd for a pound shipped for pellets.
You like that Citra a little or what? I got a # last fall, maybe half of it left. At that price I'll make it last till Fall 2012.


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