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Offline denny

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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #30 on: April 12, 2016, 09:28:09 am »
It takes 10-12 years and 8-10 million to bring a hop to production. Why not protect your investment?

People often forget this point in a discussion of this sort.  Thank you for the reminder.

Indeed.

And I don't get what the big deal is...it's a freekin' HOBBY, people!  Use whatever you like that gets you the results you want.
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #31 on: April 12, 2016, 09:36:09 am »
This seems like a Seinfeld episode about nothing. No one is avoiding these hops and there is no "Big Hops" in the sense that there is a Big Pharma etc. Everyone is more or less saying the same thing, almost pretending that there is something to disagree with.
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #32 on: April 12, 2016, 09:49:52 am »
This seems like a Seinfeld episode about nothing. No one is avoiding these hops and there is no "Big Hops" in the sense that there is a Big Pharma etc. Everyone is more or less saying the same thing, almost pretending that there is something to disagree with.

You're completely wrong  :P
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #33 on: April 12, 2016, 10:00:33 am »
This seems like a Seinfeld episode about nothing. No one is avoiding these hops and there is no "Big Hops" in the sense that there is a Big Pharma etc. Everyone is more or less saying the same thing, almost pretending that there is something to disagree with.

You're completely wrong  :P
I know I'm wrong but I think that you think I'm wrong for the wrong reason. Let me explain...
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #34 on: April 12, 2016, 10:01:03 am »
To me, I prefer to buy these hops. I look at it as rewarding innovation. I'm always up for a new, interesting hop variety to play with, and I will support the hop breeders that are out there looking for the next big thing.
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #35 on: April 12, 2016, 10:01:15 am »
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #36 on: April 12, 2016, 10:56:37 am »
Don't let the bastards cheer you up.

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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #37 on: April 12, 2016, 02:04:18 pm »
Such great stuff Denny!
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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #38 on: April 12, 2016, 02:14:52 pm »
I agree with Denny! People should brew with whatever they want. In fact I would go one step farther and suggest that maybe they should be required to brew with whatever they want!

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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #39 on: April 17, 2016, 07:34:10 pm »
I want to brew all of my beers with only my own hops.  And I do.  Hop independent!  Take that Hop Union!

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Re: (R) Hops
« Reply #40 on: April 17, 2016, 09:50:44 pm »
I want to brew all of my beers with only my own hops.  And I do.  Hop independent!  Take that Hop Union!
Nice!
Frank L.
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Conditioning: Nothing (UGH!)
In keg: Nothing (Double UGH!)
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