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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: Growing hops in hot climates? on 12-02-2016 at 04:10 AM
    This information is somewhat dated but accurate and should provide you with what you need to
    make a decision:

  • Posted in thread: I may have jumped the gun, now what? on 11-27-2016 at 01:12 AM
    Didn't they give you any instructions with your order? I'd contact them to see what they
    suggest. I don't know what your weather is like but here in Ohio I've been moving crowns at
    this time of the ye...

  • Posted in thread: Starting a hop farm? on 11-18-2016 at 03:47 PM
    Check this podcast out, Lots of interviews with very small growers but also a few with folks
    from Cornell and the like that actually break the numbers down as to what's really involved to
    make a pro...

  • Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 11-15-2016 at 05:50 PM
    Just an update (sorry about the picture quality in advance). I made a rooted, layered cutting
    from that same plant last year to fill an empty space in the garden. Instead of letting it go
    the entire s...

  • Posted in thread: Where/when to get rhizomes? on 11-06-2016 at 04:19 PM
    I live in Pacific Northwest and want to grow some of my own hops next year. I don't believe I
    have ever seen any of the nursery s sell them. Where do you guys purchase and what time of year
    do you ord...

  • Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 11-03-2016 at 02:25 AM
    To be honest, I've seen a ton of examples of people inadvertently doing this by putting some
    sort of mulch, weed barrier/fabric, plywood etc down around their plants for whatever reason.
    The guy that ...

  • Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 10-29-2016 at 04:43 PM
    For anyone who wants to increase the number of plants they grow without having to buy them,
    this is probably one of the easiest ways to do it. Essentially, what you're doing is to take
    one of the many...

  • Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 10-27-2016 at 03:50 PM
    Hops are native to areas that undergo freezing temps over the winter so they're used to it, in
    fact, they actually need a period of cold temps to help reset their growth cycle for the next
    season. Thi...

  • Posted in thread: Hop yard: the right adjustments for my soil, the right varieties for my climate on 10-16-2016 at 05:23 PM
    I'm sure she'll steer you in the right direction.

  • Posted in thread: Hop yard: the right adjustments for my soil, the right varieties for my climate on 10-13-2016 at 05:31 PM
    This gal's been working with hops in her region for about 5 or so years now and would also be a
    great resource as she's dealt with and listened to the issues that hundreds of growers in the
    region hav...

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