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Old 09-01-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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While home on leave, I went and visited a local hops farm that my dad does business with. What a cool trip! Going to start ordering MI hops to sell in my beers!



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Old 09-02-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
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Cool! Where in Michigan?
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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Empire Hop Farms in Leelanau County. I had a blast. I was handed a 5 lb bag of cascade pellets and about peed myself.
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:53 PM   #4
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Nice!
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:23 AM   #5
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Is your dad a home brewer in the area ?

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Old 09-05-2012, 03:49 AM   #6
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Quote:
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Is your dad a home brewer in the area ?

Pat
No, he sells them their packaging supplies. I just got my brother into it though
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:10 PM   #7
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Hey! My parents live near that farm. The greater TC area has quite a few little hop farms actually.
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