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Posted in thread: New Kentucky commercial hop farm on 04-28-2016 at 07:16 PM
I use my currently grown galena in every aspect of brewing and it's a great all around hop.
Posted in thread: Temperature Control: does it matter IF... on 04-28-2016 at 01:38 PM
Temperature differences of a couple of degrees can affect the production of esters and other
flavor affecting chemicals. For some yeast these chemicals affect the beer in a good way, but
for the most ...
Posted in thread: Moving Into A Brewtio/Brewfficiency. Electric Advice Please? on 04-28-2016 at 03:58 AM
Just thumbing through this thread and saw this comment. This is interesting because I have
2x1500 watt elements and have no problem with an 8 gallon boil. Actually, I turn one element to
50% when it r...
Posted in thread: New Kentucky commercial hop farm on 04-27-2016 at 01:17 AM
So far my prospective customers have only requested galena. I've been growing chinook for the
past 4 years for personal use, so I'll probably expand that. Other than those, I haven't
figured the other...
Posted in thread: New Kentucky commercial hop farm on 04-26-2016 at 06:58 PM
351952This will take a lot of time, but in the next couple of years I'll have finished setting
up a commercial hop farm in the field pictured above. I'll be sourcing the poles from discarded
Posted in thread: Oxygenating - Bad for hoppy beers? on 04-18-2016 at 10:39 PM
All good info here, Thanks for all the contributions. I use ONLY dry yeast .... the two times I
used liquid yeast, (that stuff in tubes), I had to kick it in the pants with dry yeast to get
it going a...
Posted in thread: Clear beer! on 04-17-2016 at 12:06 AM
350723Oktoberfest. Whirlfloc and time.
Posted in thread: Saflager S-23 at Ale Temperatures on 04-16-2016 at 02:17 PM
I made a steam beer with s-23 and I think the only reason it turned out well was because of the
northern Brewer hops covering up the yeast flavor. I have not had a clean ferment from it in a
Posted in thread: Pilsner recipe help on 04-16-2016 at 02:11 PM
The Nelson would be good, however the only other NZ hops I have experience with is Pacifica,
but it was in combo with wakatu. The combo gave a great fruity taste and aroma so maybe you
might stick wit...
Posted in thread: Oxygenating - Bad for hoppy beers? on 04-15-2016 at 02:44 AM
Yes. I make consistently better beer aerating. The evidence of aerating greatly outweighs not
aerating. Why not do this easy task to give the yeast the best possible environment for a clean