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Posted in thread: Growing hops in southern california on 08-20-2015 at 03:24 AM
Hi Gents, I'm new to the forum; I'm a fellow San Diego Brewer, saw this thread, and figured its
not a bad place for my first post conisdering it covers what I'm researching at the moment. I
see this p...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 07-27-2015 at 12:05 AM
The last posts and pics have been awesome. Had my first harvest day today of Chinook and
Centennial. Here are the highlights. 292533292534292535
Posted in thread: Cascade leaves looking unhealthy on 07-22-2015 at 03:41 AM
Sometimes it's good practice to elevate pots so you can be sure the water drains from the
bottom. It's pretty hard to overwater a potted hop plant if the water can drain well. Drilling
extra holes in ...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 07-18-2015 at 07:40 PM
Here are a few pictures from around the hop yard in the last few days. Centennial and Nugget
look like they may make an attempt for a second harvest by the look of the new growth at the
bottom. The Te...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 07-18-2015 at 07:29 PM
Something nice to go with rare and needed rain in SoCal. Watching it come down with an iced
coffee and the new pup, Chinook. Good290881 times, indeed. 290879
Posted in thread: Dogs on 07-16-2015 at 04:48 PM
Our new pup, Chinook, settling in with senior, Swami, and proving to be a great playmate to
tire out our two-year-old, Barley.
Posted in thread: Drying unorthodox-ed on 07-16-2015 at 03:39 AM
Seems to me your method will work fine. Laying them out on a screen works great, too. When they
are dry, it's usually closer to 20% of the weight at harvest. Packaging them when they're not
Posted in thread: Yeast Recommendation for Baltic Porter (1.080 OG) on 07-13-2015 at 07:18 PM
I'll throw two cents in for WLP810--San Fransisco Lager Yeast. It ferments at wide temperatures
and can make a nice Baltic Porter.
Posted in thread: Anyone fermenting sours in corny kegs? on 07-02-2015 at 02:04 PM
Perhaps, not the answer you're looking for, but I think corny kegs are great for sour mashing
because you can add CO2 and seal it up pretty well. Plus, in the summer in a hot climate, you
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 06-23-2015 at 02:11 PM
Also a freebie that rode along in an order, Kuba Kuba was the first infused I smoked and, not
sure why, but I ended up nubbing it. Then I couldn't get off the couch for an hour. Last one of
those for ...