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Posted in thread: Diagnosis or thoughts on slowly dying bines? on 06-30-2012 at 02:10 AM
Might be something else though, tough call without actually seeing them. Hop On!There is a link
to an Imgur album I put together at the bottom of my post that has up-close and bigger area
Posted in thread: Diagnosis or thoughts on slowly dying bines? on 06-29-2012 at 06:40 PM
First year Cascades. They've stopped growing vertically, but even when they were, I noticed the
lower leaves slowly yellowing. Over the past 2 weeks, and really over the past few days, it has
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 06-28-2012 at 11:48 PM
This beer is fantastic. The only thing I can add to the conversation is another picture of the
final product. I brewed this on May 5th and follow the OP's recipe exactly.
Posted in thread: Hops and Legumes: Nitrogen Benefit? on 06-23-2012 at 07:11 PM
I planted bush beans around my hops this year just to try it.but I think the soil wont benefit
until the next season, but I could be wrong.I believe that legumes take nitrogen from the air
and store i...
Posted in thread: Hops and Legumes: Nitrogen Benefit? on 06-23-2012 at 06:40 PM
Is there any tangible benefit from planting some bush beans around (basically right at the
base) my first-year Cascade hops? Instead of using chemical fertilizers, and since the hops
look a bit nitrog...
Posted in thread: Hops Garden on 06-23-2012 at 02:25 PM
This have taken a turn for the worse. Growth has slowed dramatically and now Japanese Beetles
have moved in. Leaves are pale and distressed looking. I am noticing shoots off the main bones
Posted in thread: Mash out and batch sparging? on 06-15-2012 at 12:58 PM
can someone please explain to me the science behind this, and why this traditional step is
more than just a waste of time? I'm wondering too. I know that raising the grain temperature to
Posted in thread: Mash out and batch sparging? on 06-14-2012 at 08:12 PM
I don't mashout when I batch sparge. If I'm mashing let's say at 152, I usually add my sparge
water when it's 170 degrees which gets the grains up to maybe 155 or 160 tops. (Edit: BACK UP
to 155 or 16...
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 06-14-2012 at 08:07 PM
Brewed this today and plan on aging it for 20 weeks (until October). The OG was 1.063, but I
was a half gallon shy of 5 gallons, so after I topped it off it was at 1.056. I can live with
that. My base...
Posted in thread: Arkador's Dunkelweizen on 06-12-2012 at 02:46 AM
Iím confused. Beer Wiki shows Belgian Pilsner 2-row requires a mash. I canít find American
Wheat, but it shows German Wheat requires a mash. Iím lost on why this isnít considered a