Which hops to buy in the USA

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Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by och29 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:07 pm

I've posted something similar in the Equipment section and in short I'll be getting a few things shipped from the US and thought it would be a good idea to get a few things that are hard/expensive to buy here. Someone suggested hops and I was wondering what people suggest and where to get them from.
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Fermenting: Selection Pinot Grigio
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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by jimp2003 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:17 pm

I would go for some Ahtanum and some Sorachi Ace if you can find them. You just don't seem to be able to get them over here....

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by killer » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:46 pm

I'd have to agree with Ahtanum.... I've enjoyed any beer I've tasted with them. Not so keen on Sorachi ace myself.
Have you looked at any american forums to see if there are any unusual/ experimental hops that we don't have over here ?

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by och29 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:35 am

Ended up going for just Ahtanum since I couldn't find Sorachi Ace anywhere with reasonable shipping.
Drinking: AG#7 Final Sprint (APA), AG#8 Buckwheat Brett (Saison - Saison/Brett), AG#9 Helles Meister
Conditioning: -
Fermenting: Selection Pinot Grigio
Planning: Orange Blossom Mead, Mexican Honey Mead, Chocolate Stout

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by masterosouffle » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:25 am

och29 wrote:Ended up going for just Ahtanum since I couldn't find Sorachi Ace anywhere with reasonable shipping.
Cool! Like I said in the other post, if you're selling I'll definitely have some off you :)

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by Mcbrewer » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:23 pm

I just got hold of some ahtanum hops and I can't wait to brew with them tomorrow.Im brewing a Jaipur clone.Cant wait to see how the beer turns out.

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by Beer O'Clock » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:52 pm

What are the legalities of bringing Hops back into Blighty in your luggage ?
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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by alix101 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:38 am

Dean has ahtanum for sale on ebid :shock: I would of said get those but not now
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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by oakwell » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:03 am

Postby alix101 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:38 am
Dean has ahtanum for sale on ebid :shock: I would of said get those but not now

why not now?

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by Belter » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:31 pm

I assume Because you can buy them from him?

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by alix101 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:03 pm

Yes what Belter said... plus when I bought hops in the us they mostly came by the ounce or the pound.. nothing in between
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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by scuppeteer » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:58 pm

Beer O'Clock wrote:What are the legalities of bringing Hops back into Blighty in your luggage ?
When numpty customs mistake them for another variety of herbal matter rather than what they really are! In May I came back from the national collection with several bags of cuttings in my boot. On passing through a village the Old bill were out in force stopping whoever looked suspicious, I bet I would have had a hard time explaining the foliage in my boot to the untrained eye! :lol:
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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by och29 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:18 pm

I ordered pellets and they went through customs without a hitch. I declared them as hops on the form and the box wasn't opened so guess they don't have a problem with them.
Drinking: AG#7 Final Sprint (APA), AG#8 Buckwheat Brett (Saison - Saison/Brett), AG#9 Helles Meister
Conditioning: -
Fermenting: Selection Pinot Grigio
Planning: Orange Blossom Mead, Mexican Honey Mead, Chocolate Stout

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by YeastWhisperer » Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:27 am

For the record, what American varieties can one obtain in the U.K.? I am an American; therefore, I have no idea as to what is available in the U.K.

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Re: Which hops to buy in the USA

Post by jimp2003 » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:31 am

YeastWhisperer wrote:For the record, what American varieties can one obtain in the U.K.? I am an American; therefore, I have no idea as to what is available in the U.K.
You can get most varieties although some don't seem to make it over here in any great quantities (for the hombrewer at least).

HERE is an example of one of the better suppliers over here....

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