Leaf Hops

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Patrickivan
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Leaf Hops

Post by Patrickivan » 10 months ago

Where are people getting their leaf hops?

By god, I love the smell and ease of use of leaf hops.

There's a place in Collingwood that while they only ship dry, you can go in and pick up fresh. But of course that only works certain times of the year I guess.

I just really want leaf hops, but don't want to go broke buying them. That's what I guess I'm really saying.
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Re: Leaf Hops

Post by brhenrio » 10 months ago

What i have been looking for is aged leaf hops
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Re: Leaf Hops

Post by Reignman » 10 months ago

Seems to me that Cascade is the only leaf hop available.

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Post by Patrickivan » 10 months ago

I'm going to give https://www.clearvalleyhops.com/ a try... They're only 45 minutes from me anyway.

Has anyone here ordered from them?
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Re: Leaf Hops

Post by hawkbox » 9 months ago

I find leaf hops leave a weird greasy slick on everything after using them. I'm not entirely sold on them. But hey if you can find them good luck.

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Post by Reignman » 9 months ago

I found that also. I did a late hop addition of Hallertauer leaf hops a few years ago and it did have a greasy slick taste.

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Re: Leaf Hops

Post by ECH » 9 months ago

Wouldn't that just be the hop oils from the cone? You don't get that in the pellets or lupulin as it has been processed, bare cone hasn't had any processing other than put into a bags and sealed.

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Re: Leaf Hops

Post by hawkbox » 9 months ago

It could be don't really know but I didn't really like it.

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