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Old 03-22-2008, 09:16 PM   #1
Jim Karr
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Take a look at the percentage of crop acreage represented by only a few varieties of hops grown in the Northwest. This can't be a good thing for those of us who like to try new and unknown hop styles!
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Old 03-23-2008, 02:42 PM   #2
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Craft brewing is a drop in the BMC ocean and homebrewers are an amoeba in that drop.
We don't need many acres to meet the need for variety.
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