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Old 04-27-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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In a couple months I'm gonna be brewing a couple beers. An IPA that I use a lot of motueka hops and I'm gonna try to make a bigger version of my IPA into a double IPA. So I need at least a pound of motueka hops. Anyone know where to find a pound at a reasonable price? I can't find anywhere that sells by the pound. Does anyone know when these hops will be back in stock everywhere?


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Old 04-27-2013, 02:17 PM   #2
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Have you checked LabelPeelers yet? I don't know if they sell em by the pound but last time I ordered some that's where I found em.


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I got mine from Farmhouse some time ago, but I see they're currently out of that variety...perhaps it's too late in the southern hemisphere season, and you might have to wait for their next harvest later this summer...
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:06 PM   #4
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That's a bummer. I'll have to brew something different int he meantime
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I got mine from Farmhouse some time ago, but I see they're currently out of that variety...perhaps it's too late in the southern hemisphere season, and you might have to wait for their next harvest later this summer...
I totally didnt even think of the difference in season in the southern hemisphere. Very good point.
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:13 PM   #6
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I got mine from Farmhouse some time ago, but I see they're currently out of that variety...perhaps it's too late in the southern hemisphere season, and you might have to wait for their next harvest later this summer...
Whats ur Marris Otter Motueka SMaSH recipe???????? i'd be very interested in trying that!
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I totally didnt even think of the difference in season in the southern hemisphere. Very good point.
I think the hops harvest in NZ was 6 weeks ago. Should start seeing fresh pellets soon.
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Did you try freshops or midwest?
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I totally didnt even think of the difference in season in the southern hemisphere. Very good point.
I've noticed the NZ hops are always the first to show up every year because of that

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Whats ur Marris Otter Motueka SMaSH recipe???????? i'd be very interested in trying that!
#1 - Marris Otter base malt
#2 - Motueka hops

But seriously, I target around 1.060 OG for my SMaSHes, and bitter to about 45 IBU's but using all late additions (usually 20, 15, 10 or 5, and flameout) a la 'hopburst' style. I tend to mash somewhat high ~156*F so I have a little body and let the grain shine a bit along with the hops. Has a nice fruity aroma, and IMHO makes a nicely balanced pale ale!

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I think the hops harvest in NZ was 6 weeks ago. Should start seeing fresh pellets soon.
I know I usually start seeing the current year's NZ hops sometime in the summer...

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Did you try freshops or midwest?
Freshops is a great hop source, but FWIW, they only sell US grown whole hops...
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In a couple months I'm gonna be brewing a couple beers. An IPA that I use a lot of motueka hops and I'm gonna try to make a bigger version of my IPA into a double IPA. So I need at least a pound of motueka hops. Anyone know where to find a pound at a reasonable price? I can't find anywhere that sells by the pound. Does anyone know when these hops will be back in stock everywhere?
Label peelers has them for 23 bucks a pound.


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