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Old 11-07-2012, 08:57 PM   #31
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I'm sure their site is going to be busy on Friday evening. They probably do the Friday releases so they can work through the weekend getting the packages ready and nobody can get mad when the hops are shipped on Monday morning, a few days after the order is placed.
Yep, I just wish they'd hold orders till all of their 2012 is released so we could pay shipping once instead of each time we order. Oh well.


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Old 11-08-2012, 06:07 PM   #32
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Not even vaguely Monsanto like, dude. Growing a proprietary hop strain created through selective breeding isn't anything like selling corn that has been genetically modified.
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You're either trolling or ignorant. Either way, have a good one!
Neither, I actually have knowledge on the subject, not just an opinion.


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Old 11-08-2012, 06:15 PM   #33
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Not to butt in on the conversation, but I'm pretty sure selective breeding is how I first learned about gene modification...the little 4x4 matrix of light and dark colored corn kernels...in like 5th grade...
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:32 PM   #34
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FYI hopsdirect tweeted that Citra/Amarillo are going up for sale on their site on Friday. https://twitter.com/hopsdirect/statu...42802730549248 I would get your mouse clicky fingers ready if you want some. They're doing a weird Friday release cycle this year where they release a few varieties each Friday. Last Friday was Cascade/Centennial.
You know what time they start taking orders?

Also, what are some other hops I should consider buying in bulk? I prefer to brew pales, ipas, reds, belgians, and wits.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:38 PM   #35
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You know what time they start taking orders?

Also, what are some other hops I should consider buying in bulk? I prefer to brew pales, ipas, reds, belgians, and wits.
Cascade, Centennial, Citra, Amarillo, Chinook, Belma (5 bucks a pound). They said they'd be up BY 5PM PST
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Troegs is buying all of them up to make Perpetual

We had problems getting it, too.
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Wow. Not another hop embargo. I ordered a pound each of citra and amarillo a few weeks ago. I new they would sell out adventually, but jeepers that was quick. Should have ordered more.....
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:40 PM   #38
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Cascade, Centennial, Citra, Amarillo, Chinook, Belma (5 bucks a pound). They said they'd be up BY 5PM PST
Are you sure you mean $5/lb.? Sounds like that may be a typo.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:52 PM   #39
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Are you sure you mean $5/lb.? Sounds like that may be a typo.
No typo, Belma hops are being sold for 5/lb. But the citra is def not going for that rate
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Are you sure you mean $5/lb.? Sounds like that may be a typo.
Just the Belma is 5 a pound last I checked. New variety they are trying out and offering a great deal I believe. I think the rest are around $16/lb

I thought the same thing when I saw that at first, all of those only 5/lb! holy crap! then I realized its only the Belma hes talking about (i think )


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