Last Activity:10-30-2012 6:59 PM
Posted in thread: Rhizomes? on 05-25-2012 at 09:23 AM
I don't believe there is any way to tell variety until they produce hops. I would keep it as a
hobby and either plant them, give them away, or make them compost. My hop garden is getting
overrun with ...
Posted in thread: "Disaster" Averted.....Please Read to Learn! on 07-10-2011 at 12:11 PM
Thanks for posting that. It might have been why my numbers did not make sense for an oatmeal
stout I made in feb.
Posted in thread: Wort chiller build. on 03-12-2011 at 11:44 PM
For what it's worth. I soldered two 90 degree copper fitting on to my wort chiller. Just incase
the hoses leaked water (ie h2o getting past the hose clamps) the h2o would drip onto the ground
and not ...
Posted in thread: Should I have more faith in Beersmith? on 03-11-2011 at 07:14 PM
Just wanted to second this. I did my 1st all-grain with my new setup. Also 1st time using BS
for a brew. BS said to heat strike h2o to 166. I had most of my h2o in the tun at 155. I kept
Posted in thread: bottleing time question? on 10-02-2010 at 12:45 PM
I made my 1st batch last summer. Used wine yeast. I did not use any campden or finishing
additives. I let it age at about 60-65 degrees for almost 3 months in a carboy. I did not add
any priming sugar...
Posted in thread: My neighbors kid ruined my hops! on 07-23-2010 at 04:39 AM
Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, hop for a hop (brake his legs so he can't hop).Sorry, I
Posted in thread: Fuggles hop plants for free in Maine on 07-14-2010 at 03:55 AM
I live in Bridgton. I might have some cascades coming soon as well
Posted in thread: Fuggles hop plants for free in Maine on 07-10-2010 at 03:19 PM
I have a bunch of small fuggles hop plants in small pots, free for the taking. PM me if
Posted in thread: Yes, another AG first-timer on 08-13-2009 at 09:49 PM
Congrads on your 1st AG batch.I finally took the AG plunge last thursday. I too was impressed
how easy it was. I got 1.044 w/ about 6.0 or 6.5 gals. My biggest mistake was not stiring the
mash enough ...
Posted in thread: 1.020 in secondary, time to bottle? on 12-16-2007 at 02:26 PM
Mind if I add my .02.... I ferment in the primary until the bubbles commence to about 2 a
minute (about 3 to 4 days). Then I leave it in the secondary for 1 week. I read this guideline
in a homebrew b...