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Offline redzim

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difference between US and German Tettnanger?
« on: May 24, 2012, 01:27:38 PM »
Looking to order another years supply of hop pellets today, found out both North Country (at least in Champlain NY) and HopsDirect are out of German Tetts (at least in 1 pounders).  So I orders the US Tetts from HopsDirect (grown right at their farm apparently).  Will I be able to even tell the difference? I can't imagine I'll notice it, but just want to make sure.  I mostly use Tetts as a flavor or aroma hop, in Vienna lagers, Alts, a Jever-style Pils (sometimes Hallertauer Mittlefruh in that one), Bocks, etc.


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Re: difference between US and German Tettnanger?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 03:56:09 PM »
I have heard that US Tetts are derived from Fuggles, which is a very different hop.
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Re: difference between US and German Tettnanger?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 06:38:04 PM »
There must have been a poor crop in the Tettnanger region, which is down by the Bodensee. I have not found the whole Tetts by the pound at my usual sources. Did find some in pellet form.

Hope there is a better crop this year.
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