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Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 09-23-2016 at 01:49 PM
Yeah, I did my first pickings about 3 deep and they dried nicely with no air pushed across
them. My mistake was heaping my second pickings on top of the first. The bottom layers are
dry...what could g...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 09-22-2016 at 05:52 PM
Sigh.Word of advice to all us folks that are new to hops growing. It's been said, but I got
bitten by this one this week....Air Circulation. I tried to simplify my drying of my Chinook
hops this week ...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 09-16-2016 at 04:29 PM
Took time this morning to harvest the Chinook Hops plant from my backyard. Managed to get just
over 20 ounces wet from a plant I thought perhaps would die completely! This was the same plant
my kids p...
Posted in thread: New Hop Garden 2014 (pic heavy) on 09-16-2016 at 11:40 AM
Seriously though, congratulations on a great harvest. I got started this past weekend, but kids
and work have kept me from finishing. Hoping to do so this weekend!
Posted in thread: New Hop Garden 2014 (pic heavy) on 09-16-2016 at 11:37 AM
Lol, ummm... how is not smelling like hops a GOOD thing? :-)
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 09-12-2016 at 02:26 PM
I was advised a long time ago to use distilled water, so i always have unless in a pinch.
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 09-08-2016 at 05:02 PM
Thanks guys, I will check into some test strips just to be sure my stuff is still under 3.0.
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 09-05-2016 at 04:19 PM
This might be the best place to pose this question. Does Star San have an expiration date? I
have been using the same bottle of Star San and for several years, and it seems to be just
fine! But, I got...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 09-04-2016 at 11:14 PM
Is it ok to have two types of hops in the same dehydrator? I have them well separated. 10 tray
dehydrator centennial on top, cascade on the bottom. They are a good 2.5 to 3 in away from each
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Cider in 2016 on 09-04-2016 at 07:24 AM
Had to brew a double batch this week!12 + 345 = 357