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Posted in thread: Compost T for Hop Plants on 05-31-2015 at 05:31 PM
I used bat crap, and sheep manure, than filled a 5 gal bucket of water and tied a sock filled
with manure and chucked it in the bucket. The hops and everything else in my garden seemed to
like the cra...
Posted in thread: How loose is too loose. on 05-26-2015 at 08:18 PM
That is a kick ass idea Homer, I'll be doing that this week than. Thanks.
Posted in thread: How loose is too loose. on 05-25-2015 at 09:24 AM
I'm also using the cheap juste twine, though I tied two sets per hops than twisted them
together with the electric drill. I'll see if I can get a pic up to show how the wind may be of
a concern with t...
Posted in thread: How loose is too loose. on 05-22-2015 at 12:17 AM
So in other words hops create a large mass which will be moved by the wind regardless of string
tension? I might tighten them up a bit, but I did decide to run 4 bines up each string, I have
Posted in thread: How loose is too loose. on 05-20-2015 at 09:30 PM
Had a bit of a windy day today and noticed my hop strings (jute twine) really swaying a lot
back and forth, when it gets wet they tighten up dramatically which makes me think maybe
tightening them may...
Posted in thread: Calm me down on 05-17-2015 at 04:26 AM
Yup you're f'ed for sure. Those things are gonna blow some **** up.
Posted in thread: Three Straight Bottle Infections on 05-16-2015 at 03:48 AM
I also just can't help but feel that you are having a carb issue not an infection one at this
point, how was the flavour other than your loss in hop flavour aroma? Over carbed beer could
Posted in thread: Ferrari Bottle Filler on 05-16-2015 at 03:08 AM
Holy splashy splashy, let us know if your beer tastes like cardboard in a month or two. If
there was a way to attach a tube to this that would reach the bottom of your bottle than it
would be great, a...
Posted in thread: Brewers Sugar vrs table sugar on 05-16-2015 at 01:42 AM
Found no difference between using table sugar or dextrose. My father in law likes Muntons kits
made with sugar, so I make them for him from time to time, absolutely no difference in flavour,
Posted in thread: Three Straight Bottle Infections on 05-16-2015 at 01:38 AM
What is your fermenting process / bottling process. Over carbed doesn't necessarily mean
infection, neither does a warm gusher, just being warm is enough at times to make an over
carbed beer gush. How...