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Avocado Fruit mix box
« on: April 21, 2023, 11:18:37 AM »
I have a few extra avocados if anyone wants a sample box.  Janet, Winn, John I have your boxes going out first.

I've got these varieties:

Sharwil,
Pinkerton,
Nabal,
Green Gold,
Hass,
Carmens,
Gwen

30$ for a box plus postage. 

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2023, 12:35:23 PM »
I'm interested in a box

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2023, 04:54:03 PM »
Brad, i'll take a box. I can pick up if you like.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2023, 05:14:41 PM »
How much is postage and how many avocado or lb each box? I have always been curious about the praised nabal.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2023, 05:18:46 PM »
Brad, i'll take a box. I can pick up if you like.

Sure if you want to pick up its easier for me but whatever is fine. 
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2023, 05:20:02 PM »
How much is postage and how many avocado or lb each box? I have always been curious about the praised nabal.

Pau I dont know how many pounds it is.  Postage is around 13$ for CA and around 20$ for FL. 
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2023, 05:21:10 PM »
I want one!

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2023, 05:38:14 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2023, 06:59:14 PM »
Ok, I am going to do everyones box that asked for them today and that will be about it.  Thank you everyone!

If theres more after I ship these, Ill post back.
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2023, 09:17:34 PM »
Hey Brad, I'm interested in a box. I can come by this Sunday to pickup if thats ok with you.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2023, 10:01:03 PM »
You're the best Brad!  Looking forward to trying these!

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2023, 11:05:34 PM »
Brad, I'll take a box if you still have some left. Or reserve a box for me later on, please. Thanks.
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2023, 11:47:10 PM »
I will jump in line if more fruit is available.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2023, 06:54:39 AM »
If thereís anything left Iíd love to try some different varieties Mr. Spaugh, Iím not picky!

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2023, 03:24:03 PM »
I'd be interested in reading spaugh's description of each of these varieties, and how they differ. Then hear from everybody who gets a box. It'd be really telling (more about Spaugh's opinions then the cado's themselves. He's definitely got some authority, so understanding his/your taste profile compared to others would be super interesting, and this would be a perfect way to get it).

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2023, 04:45:19 PM »
Someone asked me to label them.  I will label them, not to worry.  Im going to wait for 9 more days to let them oil up a bit more then ship on Monday May 1.

The avocados are all good ones.  The carmen, hass, pinkerton, and gwen all have the hass profile and have a little bit of nutty flavor.

The sharwil is more oily and less nutty more like butter.  Nabal also very soft and creamy and good oil content.

Green gold get the most oil content and get "thick" and dense. 

These dont really all have the exact same peak ripeness times so some will still have room for improvement but I have to try and find the best time to sample the most variety at once.  The gwen is really a later fruit than the rest and also nabal maybe a few weeks behind the others.  But they are all at a good state to do this.  Hopefully that makes sense.
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2023, 08:14:53 PM »
As a happy customer from last year, order with confidence!

Brad has amazing avocados, last time we spent like 2 weeks making our way through them all

The one downside is you will appreciate how bland the store ones are

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2023, 11:16:29 PM »
Thanks, Brad. Box arrived today!

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2023, 01:04:40 AM »
Im still going to ship more boxes theres still amlot of avocados left.  So many people wanted them, I just need to get more orders out next week then I will contact people to see if they still want them. 

This always happens, my mailbox gets overloaded but I will get back to people once I am caught up again. 
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2023, 02:25:10 AM »
Hey Brad.

I'll buy a box if still available. Need to try these varieties.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #20 on: May 12, 2023, 07:19:05 PM »
Got my box today.  What beauties!  Very excited to sample (very possibly) THE WORLD'S FINEST AVOCADOS.🤞  Three Sharwils!



Thank you, Brad.

(I hope to make some tasting notes to share with my forum friends.)
« Last Edit: May 13, 2023, 10:26:41 AM by johnb51 »
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #21 on: May 13, 2023, 08:37:52 AM »
I'm interested if you have more at some point.  Cheers. :)

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #22 on: May 13, 2023, 10:41:35 AM »
Just realized I didn't post a recap! They were great, and actually ended up ripening over about a week, rather than all at once. Fujikawa was a clear favorite of the whole family, even though we ate it a little on the soft side. A nice smooth consistency with good nutty taste. There was less consensus on the rest, but Gwen, Carmen, and Sharwil were among the runner-ups. The Sharwil looked very similar to the ones we get from Hawaii sometimes here in WA, but it seemed a bit more... dry? It was still good, of course, but not my favorite in this box. The only one that ripened unevenly was Nabal, but the half that was ripe when we cut it was pretty good.

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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #23 on: May 13, 2023, 02:57:54 PM »
I'm stoked you enjoyed the fujikawa.  I only had a couple of those and meant to send one to Janet but somehow you got it instead.  So its good you guys like it.  Sorry Janet.

I did eat a lot of avocado this year.  I literally have been living on it.  And for me, nothing beats sharwil.  Carmen and Hass were also good but those sharwils with a little garlic powder and salt chopped into chunky guacamole is spectacular.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2023, 03:00:26 PM by spaugh »
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Re: Avocado Fruit mix box
« Reply #24 on: May 13, 2023, 06:01:05 PM »
Just ate the last of them which happened to be the Hass. Amazing that after all the new varieties, Hass still reigns supreme. For me, top 3 in order were:

Hass
Green Gold
Sharwil



 

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