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Posted in thread: are my hops okay??? on 09-26-2012 at 11:23 PM
Lots of mine that were hidden behind my trellis came out white but still worked out fine for
me. For drying I weigh a small amount and check daily until they lose about 2/3rds of their
water weight, y...
Posted in thread: First Hops Harvest...Or Lack There Of on 09-26-2012 at 11:16 PM
They dried on the vine, you'll want to pick them a few weeks earlier next year. At least you
got a head start on next year! My 2nd years really took off this year
Posted in thread: Hoppo's Hops Garden on 09-09-2012 at 02:27 AM
Mine took about a day and a half, I'm no pro but it seems like it worked. They were about 2
pounds wet and ended up at around 6 oz dried so I figured I got more than enough moisture out
for tossing th...
Posted in thread: Advice Needed: Rhizomes Not Growing After Almost 4 Weeks on 08-09-2012 at 12:35 PM
If you still want to give hops a chance I'd suggest buying a crown from great lake hops. For
about 2-3 $$ more you'd get an established plant!! Now would be a good time to plant too, you
Posted in thread: Did I miss harvest? on 08-08-2012 at 09:21 PM
Nice!!! I've gotta make a trip to costco later and grab some boxes!!
Posted in thread: Tips for prepping for next season? on 08-07-2012 at 07:15 PM
Compost and a good layer of leaves always do the trick for me!
Posted in thread: Did I miss harvest? on 08-07-2012 at 07:12 PM
I'd pick them asap. The time frame for harvest differs year to year, heat, humiditiy, etc.. all
play a role. It's been warm and dry up here, I'll probably be dealing with the same situation
Posted in thread: Wow!! This is awesome but I need help ASAP on 08-07-2012 at 07:07 PM
Toss them in some moist dirt! If you have some rooting hormone around put some on the base and
put the cutting all the way down till the base of the leaves barley touch the dirt! Keep it
moist and war...
Posted in thread: First All Grain/ First Post - Question on 04-22-2012 at 04:23 PM
I'd leave it alone. I'd wait to taste it and make adjustments to the original recipe for the
next brew day :mug:
Posted in thread: First All Grain/ First Post - Question on 04-22-2012 at 03:13 PM
I made a chinook ipa with a somewhat similar grain bill/hop additions and it turned out fine. I
think it was a 2 1/2 gallon batch with about 4 oz in the boil and 2 dry hopped. I'd dry hop
with just a ...