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Osborn Brewing is a homebrew shop in Monroe, Ohio. As brewers know, having fresh ingredients is one of the most important factors in making beer. Unfortunately, right now there aren't a lot of hop options for local brewers.
We are in the process of turning 86 acres of land into a hop farm. This will provide locally sourced hops to area brewers from the hobby to professional scale. This also means that when it comes time to harvest, brewers will have a source of fresh "wet hops" to use in their seasonal brews. Part of the money raised by your backing will go towards making this a reality. By backing this project, you will help bring us closer to having 100% locally made beers in our area.
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Great breweries are popping up in Dayton and Cincinnati. We want these breweries to stick around and crank out delicious beer for a long time. Right now, these breweries don't have any local options for their hop needs. It can be costly to ship large orders of hops. By having a local option, the hops only need to travel 30 minutes or less. Of course it will take a lot of work to turn 86 acres of land into a hop farm, but if we secure funding by the end of the year, we can have crops as early as 2014.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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