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Old 02-18-2008, 07:59 PM   #1
Dec 2007
Tacoma, WA
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I do not know much about growing hops but a friend of mine was curious so I gathered what seemed to be the best information available. Here are the links that I came up with. Feel free to add additional resources.

Here's a general overview of hop growing: http://brewingtechniques.com/library...3/montell.html

This page has more in-depth information: http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/afcm/hop.html

This one is even more thorough: http://www.crannogales.com/HopsManual.pdf

This is a hop-growing forum with lots of good info and potential contacts for rhizomes: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Grow-Hops/

Here are a few retail sources for rhizomes:
http://www.thymegarden.com/ (Thanks runhard)
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:22 PM   #2
Apr 2006
Buda, TX
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As far as retail. www.thymegarden.com has a few varieties of rhizomes.
runhard, trainhard, raceEZ

keg 1-Graham Sander's Tropical Flower Wit
keg 2-Yooper's Fat Sam - I highly recommend it
keg 3-Yooper's Fat Tire
keg 4-XXX Stout
keg 5-empty

Fermenter #1-Graham Sander's Tropical Flower Wit
Fermenter #2-empty

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Old 03-09-2008, 07:13 PM   #3
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For Canadians, http://www.crannogales.com/farm.html

They are grown about a 120k from me and saves you the 15 fee freshops charges Canadians.
I may not be an expert, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express........ 6 months ago.



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