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Old 11-13-2013, 01:39 AM   #1
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OK folks, besides Citra, what are the most desirable, fresh flavors, for 2013?
Everyone has their favorites, what's yours?

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 01:42 AM   #2
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I'm a big fan of Columbus. Not really sure why, but they've always seemed to stand out to me.

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 01:45 AM   #3
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Polaris ? But I love NZ Green bullet

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 01:53 AM   #4
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Amarillo.
Book it.

Cheers!

[edit] (two pounds are safely on their way now that Farmhouse is shipping pre-orders...)

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 02:35 AM   #5
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Well, since I hate citra, that's not one on my list!

The only hops I bought this year are amarillo, 2 pounds from hopsdirect. I already have a ton of hops, including 2.5 pounds of simcoe.

I tend to buy magnum (or another clean bittering hop variety), and some C-hops but this year my crop of centennial, chinook and cascade as phenomenal so I didn't buy any.

I have about 12 pounds of hops (maybe more) in my freezer right now, since the hopsdirect order came yesterday.

I still buy a few others like northern brewer and willamette, after the hops frenzy dies down a bit.
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Old 11-13-2013, 03:24 AM   #6
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I had a really good experience with strisselspalt earlier this year

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:38 AM   #7
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I've been on an Amarillo kick lately. Just bought a pound of that, northern brewer and cascade. I need to get some magnum...

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:46 AM   #8
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Amarillo and Liberty.
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:58 AM   #9
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Amarillo, Simcoe, or Cascade have been my personal favorites as of late. All go well in combination with one another or all together and even better with a small amount of Citra in the background.

Made a 100% Falconers Flight American Wheat and I was very impressed with the hop. Used .33 oz for bittering and .66oz for finishing. Definitely a more hop forward American Wheat, although it wasn't bitter sitting at 21 IBUs.

And although I didn't like it at first, Mosaic is starting to grow on me.

 
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Old 11-13-2013, 06:49 AM   #10
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I like Palisades.

 
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