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View Poll Results: Whic country has the best hops?
US 36 54.55%
England 13 19.70%
Germany 17 25.76%
Voters: 66. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-13-2007, 07:05 PM   #11
Jun 2007
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I will decline to vote. I have only used 12 or so to date, so I must respectfully decline to answer until I have given at least twice that many a fair try.
Excellent question though, I will look forward to the results to help me decide which ones to use next.
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Old 11-13-2007, 07:29 PM   #12
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I'm a C hops fan, especially Centennials. Go US hops!
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Old 11-13-2007, 07:34 PM   #13
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Come on guys, England needs more votes.

USA can't win at everything.
Have a beer on me.

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Old 11-13-2007, 07:37 PM   #14
Aug 2007
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^ Yes we can!

I do love EKG and Fuggles, though! Favorite hops EVAR!

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Old 11-13-2007, 07:42 PM   #15
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Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
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For me it would be:

1. Germany (Hallertau for Weizens)
2. Czech Rep (Saaz for Pilsners)
3. England (KEG for bitters)
4. US (Cascade for American Ales)

Other reasoning is because I'm not a hop head.
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Old 11-13-2007, 07:48 PM   #16
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Evanston IL
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I like 'em all, but if I had to pick only one I'd go with English. Maybe it's a case of familiarity breeding contempt with all the citrusy US varieties, but I find the English varieties (EKG, Fuggles, Challenger, Target) more interesting. Just bought a pound each of Target and EKG to weather the "shortage".
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Old 11-13-2007, 07:50 PM   #17
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I've got "I hate Cascade" rants around here somewhere.
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Old 11-13-2007, 08:25 PM   #18
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I voted UK since 95% of what I brew uses UK hops.
And now we go AG!

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Old 11-13-2007, 08:57 PM   #19
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The best? Whichever country runs out of hops last has the best hops at that point. Until then, it's a tie.
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Old 11-13-2007, 09:01 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Bernie Brewer
The best? Whichever country runs out of hops last has the best hops at that point. Until then, it's a tie.
lol...Nice Bernie!

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