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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: Join the HOPS Parade! (Pics) on 08-29-2016 at 03:03 PM
    If you pick in place you can put the poles back up and the plants can then photosynthesize for
    another month or so and send a bunch of goodies back to the crown to be used next year. Pic 1
    is the prim...

  • Posted in thread: first year plant questions on 08-26-2016 at 04:39 PM
    As long as they're growing and don't look stressed, don't worry about it. You had an average or
    above average year last year. This year your experience is a little less than what you saw last
    year. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Harvest or not to harvest? on 08-23-2016 at 05:28 PM
    Let your sense of smell do most of the work here. Once you see the lupulin beginning to form,
    break one apart and rub it between the palms of your hands and smell. One week later, do the
    same thing an...

  • Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 08-21-2016 at 01:15 AM
    Just picked and dried another one of the seedling selections from last year. This one won't
    knock your sox off but has a very pleasant "general hoppy' aroma to it. Not good at descriptors
    but using it...

  • Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 08-21-2016 at 01:05 AM
    "glorooms"? Better hope the moderators don't check in, yuk yuk!!

  • Posted in thread: No Hops on 08-20-2016 at 02:11 AM
    Are you growing in containers? If so, this might explain things as they grow massive root
    systems and those Centennials may be root bound/not happy. That variety can be tricky to grow,
    even the commer...

  • Posted in thread: When to plant rhyzomes? on 08-19-2016 at 03:01 AM
    Well, it is spring here in Brazil and I wanted to cut rhyzomes now. They cut them in the spring
    in US, but when I bought some they have obviousky been in the refrigerator for a while ..is it
    best to a...

  • Posted in thread: When to plant rhyzomes? on 08-18-2016 at 03:11 AM
    Can I cut rhyzomes and plant right away? Or are they better off vernalized for a while ? (Put
    in refrigerator for a period of time)Wait until the plants die back this fall and then make
    your cuttings ...

  • Posted in thread: Rhizomes in fridge on 08-11-2016 at 02:44 PM
    You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Go for it and don't overwater them, just keep
    from TOTALLY drying out. One tip would be to plant vertically with the upper set of buds right
    at the soi...

  • Posted in thread: multihead leaves on 08-08-2016 at 05:12 PM
    As far as I know, Todd was responsible for all 3 (excluding the Willow Creek) and there are
    others that were in deveiopment when he sold his program to Eric. On the majority of the
    neomexicanus variet...

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