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  • 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


  • Posted in thread: Side arms again: train low ones up or let lay on ground? on 07-05-2015 at 10:55 PM
    The lower sidearms, say from about 5 feet down, don't really give you any hops to speak of so
    you may as well remove them, especially if they're creating a mass of vegetation as you say. If
    they're fi...

  • Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-03-2015 at 08:16 PM
    I really don't have time anymore to be doing the hand pollination thing so he gets free access
    to the whole harem. In the first picture, there's a ladder to the right side in front of the
    male. His po...

  • Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-03-2015 at 06:25 PM
    Checking my babies today and saw this. Looks to me like male parts starting to grow. Am I
    right?Hopefully in a year or two he'll be as handsome as Rex.

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 07-01-2015 at 04:58 PM
    Burrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Looks like a blizzard's on the way!

  • Posted in thread: Side arms and burrs, why does no one talk about it? on 06-27-2015 at 11:55 PM
    Every variety is unique. Some are early, some are late and some are mid-season. This fact and
    many others (growing location, soil conditions, cultural practices etc) will determine when
    they begin to ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop aphids cause enough stress to turn plant male? on 06-27-2015 at 11:46 PM
    You're cool, those are little burrs!

  • Posted in thread: Hop aphids cause enough stress to turn plant male? on 06-27-2015 at 04:57 AM
    The differences in appearance between first and second year plants can be pretty drastic.
    You've got a week or so before you'll actually be able to tell what type of 'parts' those will
    produce and eve...

  • Posted in thread: Local Hop Farm Tours on 06-25-2015 at 05:14 PM
    For the Michigan and Ohio folks out there interested in checking out some local hop farms,
    Here's two: and Michigan operations are a few years ahead of Ohio when it comes to
    infrastructure so you'll...

  • Posted in thread: Spider mites I'm afraid on 06-25-2015 at 01:21 AM
    I've been 'side-dressing' at full strength for . . . ever. One of the best slow release forms
    of N around! Recycled hops?

  • Posted in thread: How do I know when to harvest? on 06-24-2015 at 03:15 AM
    Here's a good post about how to determine dry matter % at harvest (also final moisture after
    drying). There's a lot of variables when trying to figure out the right time by sight and touch
    alone: [ame...

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