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Old 02-06-2008, 02:15 PM   #1
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I'm not sure if this has ever been posted before but I'll post it again just in case.

Pretty interesting read about hop developement and different varieties characteristics.

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Old 02-06-2008, 02:47 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing, I haven't seen that particular piece before. I'll have to print it out after work and give it a read.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:18 PM   #3
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Hop breeding is an interesting subject. I know several people involved in the OSU High-alpha program. Seems AA breeding is science, but aroma is more random. Who would guess Cascades is a Fuggles-Fuggles cross?
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