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Old 11-05-2012, 12:46 AM   #1
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Default Have you purchased your 2012 hop crop yet?

Hey guys,

Didn't see a thread like this yet, will absolutely contribute nothing to the forum besides maybe making a few new home brewers aware of the 2012 pellet crop season.

Just placed my order tonight with hops direct.

1# Chinook leaf
1# Centennial pellet
1# Cascade pellet
1# Columbus pellet
and 1# of Belma a new variety from Peterbaugh Farms (only $5 a lb!!)

Anyone else plan on ordering soon? OR already have?


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Old 11-05-2012, 12:50 AM   #2
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They don't have any EKG listed yet. Need to check my inventory before I order any more hops. I still have almost a freezer full. Must brew more with more hops...


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I ordered leaf hops a while ago, and have already brewed two batches with the 2012 amarillo leaf hops. I've used the simcoe, centennial, and northern brewer also I think. I haven't used any 2012 willamette yet.

I didn't see any pellet hops that I want, so this year I didn't purchase any from hopsdirect.
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I've got 18lbs of hard to find pellets on the way to add to the 5lbs I have. I'll just add some of the less hard to find as I go this year.
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Old 11-05-2012, 04:17 AM   #5
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Been short on money lately so I haven't had a chance to order yet. I'm hoping to snag some Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe, and Centennial if it's still available in a few weeks.
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Pre ordered Citra and Centennial from Label peelers....haven't got them yet though.
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3# Cascade
2# Cnetennial
2# Simcoe
1# Apollo
1# Amarillo
1# CTZ
1# Willamette
1# Belma

Still need another pound of Amarillo and 2 pounds Citra. Possibly a pound of mosaic if I can find it.
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Has anyone seen any 2012 amarillo pellets from hops direct yet? Or did I miss out all ready....
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Has anyone seen any 2012 amarillo pellets from hops direct yet? Or did I miss out all ready....
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Not yet, you haven't missed them.
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All leaf hops

2# US Goldings
2# Cascade
1# Magnum
1# Amarillo
1# Northern Brewer
1# Hallertau (US)

I make ESBs every 2nd or 3rd batch and have never used US Goldings before. I had read that the difference between US Goldings and EKG is not too big but it was a huge difference in my first ESB. It might just be that the EKG was old and the USG was used about two weeks after it was harvested. I hope so. The hop character was much more harsh with USG.


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