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Posted in thread: what is wrong with my hops? on 07-05-2016 at 02:29 PM
My cascade looks exactly like that. Just like day_trippr stated - check the undersides of the
leaves. I did and found spider mites, or the really fine webbing on the leaves. I sprayed with
an insect s...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 10-20-2014 at 05:33 PM
I have never bottled anything with that high a gravity before. I noticed some others finishing
with a high FG, but not 1.032 high. If that's where it finishes then that's where it finishes,
or is addi...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 10-20-2014 at 02:27 AM
Hey there,I have a question about my last 2 SG readings of 1.032 (readings were a week apart).
I brewed 20 gallons of this and had a OG of 1.086. About 30 minutes into the mash the 155 temp
Posted in thread: Light oak chips to replace medium oak cubes on 08-20-2014 at 05:49 PM
In my experience chips impart flavor very very quickly and can be a bit harsh. I only use cubes
now. It seems i can age brew on the cubes longer and the oak flavor is more rounded. If you're
going to ...
Posted in thread: sugar in homemade fruit extract and bottling? on 08-01-2014 at 04:03 AM
Hey there all,I made a 16 gallon batch of a simple blonde recipe and mashed at 160 to leave
unfermentable sugar. 12 gallons fermented clean with us05 and finished at 1.015, brett b. and
used oak spira...
Posted in thread: Drying Fresh Picked Hops w/ Fridge on 07-10-2014 at 05:47 PM
I'm sure there are some high priced gadgets out there, but would a reptile humidity gauge work?
I use to get them for 6 or so bucks or so. Might be worth a try. When i cold crash I usually
take the ai...
Posted in thread: Hops and pool water... Help! on 07-08-2014 at 05:31 PM
Thanks for the replies! It's not looking good but will hope for the best. If the bines do die
back, is the rhizome toast as well?
Posted in thread: Hops and pool water... Help! on 07-08-2014 at 04:04 AM
So far all I have added is chlorine as needed to stay at 2-3 ppm in a 20k gal pool, and a dose
of algaecide a few weeks ago. The pH is is 7.5 so I haven't had to add acid. So over watering
Posted in thread: Hops and pool water... Help! on 07-08-2014 at 02:32 AM
Hello all! I am new to owning a pool and made a big mistake! I have 2 cascade and 2 centennial
growing from rhizomes planted in ground 2 months ago. The tallest is about 6ft. This weekend I
was doing ...
Posted in thread: First year plant with tip damage on 05-26-2014 at 02:34 PM
Happy memorial day all! I came back from a short vacation and one of my plants looks like the
tip was dried up. All 4 plants are on drip system and the ground stays around field capacity
and slightly ...