The Hop Pickle ... coming soon to a store near you!

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  1. Centennial

    Centennial Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2009 Vermont

  2. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,449) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    a) want the pickle.

    b) video makes me pretty jealous both of sam and of pickleman. i want to make 40 tester batches of various hops, DFH beers, and pickles.
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  3. azorie

    azorie Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    I want what they are smoking It must be better than my homegrown....:grinning:
    mad scientist or genius or crazy or all three?
  4. hippityhophead24

    hippityhophead24 Initiate (0) Jul 26, 2011 Tennessee

    I got those in a few days ago at my store. .. But they're very tasty
  5. RochesterAaron

    RochesterAaron Initiate (68) May 24, 2007 New York

    I'm a huge fan of brooklyn brine (super expensive though). They also do a Whiskey Sour Pickle using rye whiskey from a local distillery (finger lakes distillery) that is delicious.
  6. joeebbs

    joeebbs Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2009 Pennsylvania

    My buddy bought a jar yesterday at the brewery. Haven't heard on how they taste yet.
  7. jivex5k

    jivex5k Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    Sounds good =)
  8. chromemittenman

    chromemittenman Initiate (0) May 1, 2011 Michigan

    i want to try these much are people paying for that 16oz jar?
  9. dhartogs

    dhartogs Disciple (362) Apr 29, 2010 Virginia
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    I got them through Washington's Green grocer added to my veggie delivery, $7 finished them fast and refilled the jar with my own cucumbers, turned out pretty good, they get a little spicy the longer they sit, definitely worth getting.
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  10. thekaps

    thekaps Initiate (141) Sep 8, 2005 Massachusetts

    Didn't like them. They go for $8 a jar at the Dogfish Brewpub and/or Brewery.
  11. sailorastro

    sailorastro Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2011 Connecticut

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  12. notjustgc

    notjustgc Initiate (154) Nov 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    To be honest, I bought a jar of the hop pickles last weekend at the DFH tasting room... they were alright. A good start. Nice and spicy, nice and sour, nice and bitter. Two tablespoons of honey later, NOW we're talking. This is a mindblowing jar of pickles if you add a bit of sweetness to balance it out.
  13. LilBilly666

    LilBilly666 Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2012 Georgia

    So where can somebody buy these online? I've looked everywhere.
  14. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,122) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I need these.
  15. PangaeaBeerFood

    PangaeaBeerFood Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2008 New York

    I love Brooklyn Brine, I'll have to try to get my hand on these. It's funny because I was actually JUST talking about homebrewing a Pickled IPA with some of the juice from Brooklyn Brine pickles.
  16. notjustgc

    notjustgc Initiate (154) Nov 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    I was visiting Tampa last month, at the CCB tasting room at like 10:30AM (don't judge), when a local chef brought in pickles and pretzels he had made using Jai Alai. Really awesome stuff.
  17. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana

  18. dazedandconfused

    dazedandconfused Aspirant (253) Dec 11, 2008 New Jersey
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    Bought it from a whole foods. Gf loves pickles and ipas so thought it would go over well. Hated it. Said it had too much vinegar flavor.
  19. Jwren5

    Jwren5 Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2011 Illinois

    Does anyone know of anywhere in Chicago that sells these? Based on what I've read here, I enjoy pickles, beer, onions, spice, and tart vinegar. Thus, this seems like something I'm going to have to try. Also, has anyone made their own pickles with beer in tbe brine? If so, how did this turn out?
  20. JohnGalt1

    JohnGalt1 Poo-Bah (4,678) Aug 10, 2005 Idaho
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    The wife and I made 3x kinds of pickles this year.... Kosher Dill, Bread and Butter, and French Cornichons...

    I would happily trade away some of our homemade pickles if somebody had access to these.

    BTW... The Cornichons..... I made myself.

    I could also include some homemade spicy mustard and a jar of Sour Cherry jam or wild blackberry jam. The sour cherries were picked from my local beer guy's back yard and it is awesome... The blackberries were "urban foraged" from the fine folks at Boise Parks and Rec.
  21. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    Are these available on the west coast?
  22. Centennial

    Centennial Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2009 Vermont

    Not sure, they are available at whole foods here, so maybe you can ask your local store to order some. I have had them many times and they are delicious. They are pretty pricey at 9.99 a jar, but you can get a few uses out of the brine by adding more cucumbers or mild Dill pickles. If you can not find them and really want to try I would be willing to work out something and ship you a jar..
  23. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    Thanks for the info!
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