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    ABOUT ME

  • ohio
  • grow, drink, ferment, drink, compost, drink, bake, drink, and did i mention drink? HOPPY BEERS
  • grow,drink,ferment etc.
  • railroad no more, back into the green industry
  • bob bero
  • all except certain disco and rap. mostly 60' blues and bluegrass, americana, roots
  • the frankie & annette one with eric von ziffle
  • not necessarily the news, greatest american hero, monk
  • fear & loathing in las vegas, jerry kramer 'instant replay'
  • AOHGA, yahoo, b.o.a.r.d., aha, NeHA,
  • cheaper to make alcohol than buy it (1978). MUCH CHEAPER TO MAKE ALCOHOL THAN BUY IT (2010). fascinated by the science of fermentation and especially how natural the whole process is. made malt, spontaneous fermentations, sourdough bread, etc.
  • ipa
  • ipa
  • don't have one
  • lots of stuff that's about 15 - 17 yrs old as that must have been the time i scored a bunch of kegs.
  • all IPA's at this time
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Different yeast & baking. on 02-04-2016 at 07:16 AM
    . . . I wonder what lager yeasts in the heat would do.The one and only time I tried it, it
    turned me into a hydrogen sulfide generator the next morning, hahaha! I'll stick to my wild
    bunch thank you.

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 02-03-2016 at 03:09 PM
    Farmers have to do what they have to do to make ends meet and business is business I guess.
    Thanks for the insight.

  • Posted in thread: All things hops podcast on 02-02-2016 at 05:45 AM
    Here's a pretty interesting podcast that deals mainly with the efforts of some of the start-up
    hop farms getting established outside the PNW. Also some interviews with brewers, educators
    etc. on brewi...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 02-01-2016 at 04:51 AM
    I am a malt selector for one of the biggest malting companies in North America, but you go with
    what you want.Knowing this, what is the status of the malt supply as most of the focus is on
    the hop ind...

  • Posted in thread: someone has built a picking-hops machine? on 01-26-2016 at 04:18 AM
    @B-Hoppy and @HopStalkerFor the plucker, I'm simply thinking about a set of rotating stripping
    fingers powered by an electric mortar. Bines would be pulled through by hand. Anyone have a
    source for a ...

  • Posted in thread: someone has built a picking-hops machine? on 01-25-2016 at 06:28 PM
    Have at it!

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 01-25-2016 at 05:52 PM
    I've seen some older literature citing the suggestion of starting new plants by laying the
    vines down after harvest and covering with some soil. Although I've rarely seen it since I
    began growing back...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 01-25-2016 at 05:02 PM
    This cross has new, green shoots all the way up to the top. The pic is from about 5' up. It's
    been warm the last few days, but we just had several weeks of hard freeze...Was that plant a
    seedling las...

  • Posted in thread: Which rhizomes to buy? on 01-23-2016 at 02:16 AM
    Not exactly sure what you're getting at when you say 'reasonably decent', but it looks like
    Canadian Red Vine may be an option:

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone ever used Canadian Red Vine hops? on 01-21-2016 at 06:38 AM
    It looks like it's gaining some popularity with the more southern growers:

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