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Fathand 09-20-2011 07:15 PM

Hoptober
 
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Here are some shots from my brew buddies and my latest brew day. We brewed at one of the guy's dad's place to help harvest some of his hops. My friend's dad claims to be the largest hop farmer in SE Michigan. I think he may be right.

The hops on the trellis are Cascade. Chinook have over taken the chimney and he has a hearty amount of Nugget out front not pictured.

Gridlocked 09-20-2011 08:16 PM

NICE!!! I bet that harvest takes a week.

daniels 09-24-2011 03:25 AM

man that pic of the pots threw the hops is a poster every beer room /man cave/garage should have in it

kbuzz 09-24-2011 03:38 AM

This is a beautiful pic right here...pretty classic actually. If I were you, I'd be picking out an effing frame by now:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/attachme...r-img_3135.jpg

kbuzz 09-24-2011 03:46 AM

sorry dup post

sweetcell 03-07-2012 03:24 AM

fathand - sweeeeeet pix.

do you have ropes/chains/etc running alongside the chimney? or a trellis under all that? or are the bines somehow clinging directly to the brick?

Medevac_Chief 03-07-2012 01:56 PM

Damn! how long did it take to get those beauties to that level?

Fathand 03-07-2012 03:19 PM

That is actually my brewing partner's dad's house but I am pretty sure there are no chains or ropes on the chimney, they just climb up the brick.

I think they are 5 years old or so but not 100% sure. We brewed a DIPA and a Black IPA that day and we're picking hops and dropping them right into the brews and we didn't even dent his hop supply.

mrkrausen 03-08-2012 02:40 AM

That is a beautiful sight. He has to have the best yard on the block!


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