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Old 11-20-2007, 08:46 PM   #21
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I bet we see new varieties, but I fear they will only be ultra-high AA varieties. ...TL
Good point; I wouldn't doubt that for a minute. Makes me glad I planted Cascades three years ago. They are a nice mid-alpha hop and are very hardy. And I'm not in a hop growing region.

I bet you'll see a lot of people scooping up rhizomes this coming season!


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Old 11-20-2007, 09:14 PM   #22
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That's kinda how I've been taking it. Yeah, it sucks that availability is changing, but it'll kinda force people to experiment more. It's a little lame that I chose to start brewing right as this shortage started, but hey, it'll get me into making my own recipes sooner than I would have otherwise!
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