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autoferret

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Hey guys,

after reading about you guys having good results with these guys i ordered 6lbs of hops to have on hand. and the 6 packets were anywear from 4-8oz more per package.

would order from these guys again. :mug:

nick
 

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autoferret said:
Hey guys,

after reading about you guys having good results with these guys i ordered 6lbs of hops to have on hand. and the 6 packets were anywear from 4-8oz more per package.

would order from these guys again. :mug:

nick
But not until next year!:(
 

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A package was waiting for me when I got home. I attempted to order a pound of hops a week or so ago and got the dreaded e-mail..."if we cannot fill your order we will not charge your card" low and behold... 1# 7 oz of cluster pellets were waiting like christmas morning for me.
 

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What do they charge for shipping? I have this aversion to letting someone charge my credit card when I don't know exactly what they are going to charge.

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What do they charge for shipping? I have this aversion to letting someone charge my credit card when I don't know exactly what they are going to charge.

kcstrom
Send them an e-mail. To my location, it's:

1# 8.76
2# 9.95
3# 10.64
 

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What do they charge for shipping? I have this aversion to letting someone charge my credit card when I don't know exactly what they are going to charge.

kcstrom
I've ordered from them several times, I've called a few times as well. They have always been up front with prices and answers to my questions. I even had a technical questions (not related to a purchase) and they had one of the "people in the know" call me back to answer my questions.

I'd put them in my "highly rated vendor" category
 

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I got all of mine at Freshops... they are all basically $2 an ounce and the shipping is ok.
 

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I got all of mine at Freshops... they are all basically $2 an ounce and the shipping is ok.
same here, only i will say, hopsdirect has a bit better pricing... i tiried to direct compare, but hops direct wont let me add a damned lb of centennial to my cart :(

freshops was fast with shipping, and i do not see a reason to change just yet, especially with a poorly designed shopping cart!
i have built websites, with shopping carts over 7 years ago, this is unforgivable!
:)
ok, being a little dramatic arent i ?
anyway, they have some varieties hops direct does not, but lbs only? wtf?
 

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I use Puterbaugh Farms (HopsDirect) when I'm buying by the pound-- price averages $1.30/ounce; Freshops for smaller amounts.
 

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Hops Direct seems to have more variety (esp International) and better prices, but you have to order a pound minimum for each variety.
I've used both, and both have quick response times and reasonable delivery charges.
 

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Yeah, I would have had to have bought abought 8 POUNDS of hops from HopsDirect, when all I needed for 2009 was about 2 pounds. So, it still would have been WAY more expensive for me to go to Hops Direct.... unless I was going to split them wth some brewing friends, but I know no one locally that brews.
 

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I just got 1 pound of Magnum from hopsdirect that ended up being 1 lb, 6 oz. That's $1.44/oz *including* shipping to Ohio.

Paying more somewhere else is just silly.
 

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I just got 1 pound of Magnum from hopsdirect that ended up being 1 lb, 6 oz. That's $1.44/oz *including* shipping to Ohio.

Paying more somewhere else is just silly.
:rockin:

For 1 lb lots, Puterbaugh Farms(HopsDirect) FTW without question. Order from whoever you like, based on an evaluation of selection and delivered price. HopsDirect gets my business because I rarely order less than a pound of any single variety.
 

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I rarely have a need to order less than 1# either. I'll always find a way to go through hops.

When I do I'll just get them from my grain/equipment supplier when I place an order with them.
 

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Wish my wife drank coffee like that!
 

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No, serously I know all of these people that "want to brew" but they never do, and when I invite them over for a brew session, they never come. So I am like... whatever dude. Stick to your BMC and Lifetime movies then.

Youd think in this city we'd have more of a presence, but no.
 

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FWIW, North Country Malt is now the midwest distributor for Hop Union. I'm not sure how long they've been selling hops, but I don't remember seeing hops anywhere on their site the last time I visited.

Hops :: Malt & Hops :: Catalog

Most varieties are $24/lb.

They're clearing out 2007 crop with some varieties as low as $16/lb if you buy a 13# mini-bale. That's too much even for me, but a good deal for a homebrew club going in on a group buy.

The Country Malt Group
 

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I went ahead and order from hopsdirect after they emailed with with the shipping rates. It was essentially about $8-9 to the Kansas City area depending on the amount ordered. I ordered three pounds :D

Looking forward to getting them.

kcstrom
 

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HopsDirect looks like a great deal... I may use them in 2010. I do not need 1lb of each variety, but since I can vaccuum seal and freeze them, they will last a VERY long time.
 

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My order from Freshops was DEAD ON... no freebies. :(
 

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FWIW, North Country Malt is now the midwest distributor for Hop Union. I'm not sure how long they've been selling hops, but I don't remember seeing hops anywhere on their site the last time I visited.

Hops :: Malt & Hops :: Catalog

Most varieties are $24/lb.

They're clearing out 2007 crop with some varieties as low as $16/lb if you buy a 13# mini-bale. That's too much even for me, but a good deal for a homebrew club going in on a group buy.

The Country Malt Group
During the worst of the hops shortage last year, I remember seeing their large walk-in freezer when I went to pick up an order. I was told that they do sell hops, though at the time they were not selling to the public. I suspect they were using them as a carrot to lure in some of the microbreweries in the area..
 

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I wonder: is there a correlation between where the hops are from and the weight overage?

For example, imported German hops versus farm-grown varieties?

Or perhaps pellet versus whole-leaf?
 

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Just got my shipment, and was disappointed that they shipped me U.S. Goldings (which I don't have any use for) instead of the East Kent Goldings I ordered. Also, all packets were about 1 lbs 1 oz in the bag, so no freebies for me. Hopefully they'll ship out the correct imported hops to me without forcing me to jump through to many hoops.

EDIT: Just got word that they'll be shipping out the correct hops today, and pay for return shipping for the U.S. Goldings.
 

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I'd bet the 22 oz pounds from Hops Direct are a thing of the past. Received three pounds last week. Package included, each weighed 17 to 17.5 oz. Good price, though, prompt, shipping was actual UPS cost.
 
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