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Old 02-12-2012, 01:19 AM   #11
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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.
Yep. My mistake on starting to buy bulk is timing. As far as hops go, I'm kind of stuck paying more for awhile unless I find a good deal


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Old 02-12-2012, 02:57 AM   #12
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I think the shortage is because it's relatively new and their is some hype around it. A lady at my LHBS thinks there is some conspiracy theory on why they are hard to get, supply and demand.

As far as hops go the character is truly unique.

Thanks for the info!
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:34 PM   #13
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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.
Cascade has worked well for me early in the boil, then some Citra throughout the boil and then BAM 3oz dryhop in the secondary.
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