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    ABOUT ME

  • 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

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Ideas for Hop Growth in a very small yard on 03-05-2015 at 04:47 AM
    One last option is to drive a length of pipe into the ground next to the crown and lash a pole
    to it. The hops climb up the training string onto the pole and when you want to harvest (or
    check for mat...

  • Posted in thread: Sorachi Ace (Found it!) on 03-03-2015 at 06:21 PM
    I think that when a new variety is released (or newly re-released 'old variety'), their flavor
    and aroma characteristics are determined by a panel made up of a bunch of folks with really
    good palates ...

  • Posted in thread: Wild planting hops Johnny Appleseed style? on 03-01-2015 at 07:28 PM
    So, my thinking changed quite a bit. Now I'm more apt to put weed killer on a wild hop than
    propagate it.Digging is a much more effective way to remove/eradicate them. Once you get the
    main portion of...

  • Posted in thread: NEO1 Rhizomes on 02-27-2015 at 05:47 PM
    They're in VERY limited supply this year, if you can find any at all. Also, from what I'm
    hearing is that folks growing them in areas that get a decent amount of rainfall aren't having
    any luck with t...

  • Posted in thread: Hops Shoots on 02-25-2015 at 03:40 PM
    I'd keep an eye on that brewer. If he sorts out and keeps the best shoots for himself, he may
    be doing that with his beer also . . .?

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-25-2015 at 05:21 AM
    If they are, they will most likely be from an "ornamental" variety with no real brewing
    potential. I don't understand your statement, but then again, I'm not a geneticist? The two
    ornamental varietie...

  • Posted in thread: Hops Shoots on 02-23-2015 at 06:22 PM
    It's still not too late. Before the snow's all melted you can just pile a bunch of leaves,
    straw or whatever you can find on top of them to create the desired effect. Actually, an idea
    just popped! Yo...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-23-2015 at 06:00 PM
    It's interesting seeing the diversity of the root systems of the newcomers! These were moved
    last fall.

  • Posted in thread: Hops Shoots on 02-23-2015 at 05:49 PM
    Homer, if you mulch them really heavy with like 10 inches of mulch, you'll have 10 inches of
    chlorotic, tender shoots. Once they poke through and see the sunlight they begin to get tough
    and 'hairy' a...

  • Posted in thread: Beers seem overly bitter on 02-22-2015 at 09:22 PM
    I don't know what type of recipe or guidelines you brew from, but the very first thing I did
    when I started out was to back off on the bittering hops a little? Everyone's brewing set up is
    a little di...

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