Comet hops available?

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sconnie

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Hello all,
I have just become aware of the old but newly re-grown hop variety called Comet, and the small amount of information I can find is very intriguing. A few people on here have posted positive thoughts after buying some last year, but I was wondering if any more people have used them and could describe their experience?
Also, is there anyone out there still selling them? I haven't been able to find any available for sale online, but I'd love to get some without having to wait for next years harvest!
 

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Hopsdirect sells Comet but I think they're sold out now. I bought 1 lb off them last year. a friend of mine did a Comet/ Amarillo IPA (3 oz Comet at 60 min and 2 oz amarillo towards the end of the boil) and it turned out quite well
 

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Seems like very little availability this year. They've become one of my favorite hops, tons of grapefruit, and I feel lucky that I got even a pound this year. Did an all comet IPA at a local brewery and it took them months to track down even a single 13 lb box. What I want to know now is which pros bought them all up. After they came back on the scene I knew it would only be a matter of time before they got hot.
 
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pohldogg said:
Seems like very little availability this year. They've become one of my favorite hops, tons of grapefruit, and I feel lucky that I got even a pound this year. Did an all comet IPA at a local brewery and it took them months to track down even a single 13 lb box. What I want to know now is which pros bought them all up. After they came back on the scene I knew it would only be a matter of time before they got hot.
Just curious, what brewery made he single hop with Comet?
 

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A new local place called apocalypse brew works. It came out good, but does have a hint of the onioniness I'm picking up in a lit of this years crop though.
 
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In case anyone was still wondering about this, Farmhouse Brewing Supply is selling comet (plus a bunch of experimental hops and had to find varieties) on their website. Good pricing, quick shipping, recommended if you are looking for some unique hops!
 
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