brian4508

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09-20-2011

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04-30-2015 7:31 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Owner of a 2 acre+ hop farm (Clark Hollow Hops, LLC)
  • Hop Farmer
  • Male
  • Married
  • Syracuse
  • New York

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  • Posted in thread: Bru Gear on 04-28-2015 at 12:53 AM
    Gus - I've had my pots for 4 months now and still no herms either.... I ran out of beer so I
    rigged an old immersion chiller as a herms coil (not the best at maintaining temps) for two
    batches. It bet...

  • Posted in thread: My newly expanded hop yard with pics, winch system etc. on 04-26-2015 at 10:17 PM
    I understand! We started with 4 varieties and 120 hills to see how thing went! Then we got
    drinking, and oops! But we love every painstaking moment!

  • Posted in thread: My newly expanded hop yard with pics, winch system etc. on 04-26-2015 at 10:23 AM
    Very cool setup! A friendly word of advice, if you plan on selling to breweries, and you plan
    on expanding, plant less varieties. Remember, the scale of a brewery will need a lot of each
    variety. 6-12...

  • Posted in thread: New public varieties. on 04-26-2015 at 10:16 AM
    What B-Hoppy said. We are planting 240 of their Cashmere plants this fall but we are a
    commercial farm. I'm not sure they sell these to homebrewers yet but ask them anyway!! Good
    luck!!

  • Posted in thread: Fridgenstein Side-By-Side Kegerator / Fermentation chamber on 04-20-2015 at 12:13 AM
    Subs

  • Posted in thread: what does your hop yard set look like on 04-15-2015 at 04:39 PM
    Yea I just want the greenery and enough hops for a few beers. Hoping that all 4 make it in the
    Texas heat.How big is your commercial farm?We are just over 2 acres (2300 hills). Looking to
    put in anoth...

  • Posted in thread: what does your hop yard set look like on 04-14-2015 at 08:08 PM
    Uh... Brian4508 wins... By a massive margin.I'm doing it more for fun than anything else, it's
    just a raised planter I built that has 4 2'x2' sections (1 rhizome per section). They will only
    have abou...

  • Posted in thread: what does your hop yard set look like on 04-14-2015 at 06:59 PM
    Uh... Brian4508 wins... By a massive margin.I'm doing it more for fun than anything else, it's
    just a raised planter I built that has 4 2'x2' sections (1 rhizome per section). They will only
    have abou...

  • Posted in thread: what does your hop yard set look like on 04-13-2015 at 04:48 PM
    270864270865our little sumptin' sumpin' and my wonderful farming wife!270866and the hops in
    back for my homebrewing. Basically, they grow on anything. The taller the trellis, the better
    the yield as m...

  • Posted in thread: Picking/Harvesting Hops questions on 03-31-2015 at 04:50 PM
    Sub'd

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