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Posted in thread: Are hops deer resistant? on 03-05-2013 at 03:24 AM
I think you're good to go. If you haven't done this after harvest yet, snap a bine and squeeze
out the liquid. Then put it on your tongue....instant cotton mouth:) No wonder I have to keep
Posted in thread: Hop bines starting already PNW? on 03-05-2013 at 03:21 AM
Here east of the Cascades, I only have purple eyes showing off of the rhizomes(it's still
pretty darn cold at night) and that is fine with me....cause when these bad boys start to grow,
stress of harv...
Posted in thread: Eggnog Cream Ale on 09-11-2012 at 05:16 AM
This is a great idea for a recipe. I too think flaked oats will add some "thickness". I have a
stout faucet that my wife says it needs to be put to more use....okay:D
Posted in thread: 2012 Harvest in at Freshops on 08-30-2012 at 05:10 AM
Yep, my buddy started their harvest last Monday. They don't send much to Freshops or HopUnion,
most of theirs goes to Coors. It smells so damn good driving through the Yakima and lower
Posted in thread: 2012 hops harvest on 08-23-2012 at 06:13 AM
I'm getting ready for my harvest(6th year). Kinda getting stressed out about it with new floors
being laid down and knowing that I have 24-ish dried pounds ahead of me to pick, this guy is
gonna need ...
Posted in thread: Hops Smell on 08-23-2012 at 06:04 AM
You don't need to do any crushing before brewing them. The liquid does a better job at
extracting the goodness you're looking for.
Posted in thread: citra hops cutting? on 08-23-2012 at 06:02 AM
I'm still wondering about these "seeds". Have you grown anything from these before? Don't know
of any seeds on a female plant.
Posted in thread: Hop Drying Time on 08-23-2012 at 05:58 AM
Mine usually dry out in 2-3 days. Sealing on the 3rd day for sure. I might also live in a much
drier climate than you. When the scales open and you can really feel the stem inside with some
Posted in thread: First season hop garden with pics and some questions on 08-23-2012 at 05:48 AM
Hops look great. Yes, nitrogen is your hops best friend. You can easily "cheat"(I don't think
it is) with MiracleGro. I wouldn't worry too much about covering them up for winter. Hops are a
Posted in thread: hop harvest advice needed on 08-23-2012 at 05:40 AM
Chinooks produce very large cones and when ready, the "scales"of the cones really open up
almost pointing laterally. For the most part, if the majority of the cones are ready the rest
of the plant is ...