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Old 01-27-2013, 10:06 PM   #1
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I just bought some Citra hops (pellet) on Amazon for $0.15/oz. Waaay too cheap. Should I be worried?


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Old 01-27-2013, 10:08 PM   #2
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What was the total cost? I'd imagine you got gouged on the shipping.


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Old 01-27-2013, 10:10 PM   #3
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Yeah, but I see $5 shipping so that would make it $5.15 per ounce.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:10 PM   #4
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I just bought some Citra hops (pellet) on Amazon for $0.15/oz. Waaay too cheap. Should I be worried?
I just tried plugging 7 of them into my Amazon basket. $1.05 for hops and $34 for shipping. If you get free shipping, great deal and a reputable seller (Midwest)
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:22 PM   #5
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I bought 6 ounces, and the shipping was $7.85. The total cost was around $9. Still a great deal for 6 ounces. I hope they aren't old stock that they're trying to get rid of. Yesterday they had them listed at $0.50/oz. Strange.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
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I can't speak to the specifics of this deal, but I've noticed that many online vendors are clearing out 2011 hops, and some are selling 2010 hops -- especially amarillo. Many places don't list the year on their hops which really irritates me. I don't think its unreasonable to expect a vendor to sell the most recent year's hops unless otherwise noted. I just quit shopping at places that don't list the year. It makes a pretty big difference.
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:14 PM   #7
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Looks like Morebeer has them for .50/oz when the last 3 run out of MW.


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