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  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-28-2015 at 06:51 PM
    Thanks for all the comments fellas. I haven't been on this site in a LONG time. I'll try to
    read through some of the questions above and get back to you. Life is just really busy. :D

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 10-03-2013 at 06:28 PM
    Enjoy fellas![ame="

  • Posted in thread: Hoppo's Hops Garden on 09-20-2013 at 03:06 PM
    My centennial loved life this year more than it ever has - after I ran strings 20' into the air
    - and let it climb rather than stuffing it down along the fence.But, even at that, it doesn't
    produce as...

  • Posted in thread: Hoppo's Hops Garden on 09-20-2013 at 01:00 PM
    Not at all a bad yield, congratulations! Now it's time to brew with them!!! Helpful hint - if
    you can't add extra water to make up for the volume loss you will have due to the leaves
    holding liquid, s...

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-17-2013 at 05:33 PM
    BLAM! That's a SWEET harvest for first-year plants, Fuzze! Granted, you are in the hops growing
    mecca, Oregon which probably helps too. We had a MESSED UP growing season this year in

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-17-2013 at 04:48 PM
    They are screwed into the rim-joist under the flashing. I used some 3/4" ID zinc-plated
    eye-screws. They would pull straight out of the gutter.

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-16-2013 at 07:57 PM
    use them anyway man.Thanks, you should come by and brew on it!

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-13-2013 at 08:52 PM
    Oh, and I got a new boil kettle, Therminator plate chiller and just picked up an oxygen
    injection thingie today.Aaaand painted the stand Subaru WRX blue one day in a bomber of Steel
    Toe (Size 11) indu...

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-13-2013 at 08:45 PM
    Hey man!The harvest will be wrapped up on Sunday, most likely. It depends on how dried out the
    Chinook are. All of the Cascades are down, 95% of the Centennials are down and about 1/2 of the
    Magnums a...

  • Posted in thread: My Hops Garden Project on 09-09-2013 at 01:07 PM
    I realized I haven't shared this yet. Paul and I did an episode for Chop and Brew - how to grow
    hops at home:[ame=" here is a follow up episode that talks a bit about harvest:[ame="

Sweetcel: "try this, it was dry-hopped with a lot of climax."
September 25, 2012  •  12:19 PM
What up Ted,

Did you send me a text last night? I received a text at 10:15 p.m. est, from a number that I didn't recognize. I need to get your cell number programmed into my cell phone. Let me know if it was you. I worked 14 hours yesterday, went home and helped Kelly get the kids to bed, and then went down to the basement to watch the Tiger's game. My wife is burned out with baseball, so she stayed up stairs. She woke me up around 10:00 sound asleep in the recliner and I went to bed. Had a text from someone and wasn't sure if it was you?
October 4, 2012  •  04:20 AM
What up dude? I'm still down in the Riviera Maya, but have some wifi access in our room. The place we're at is really nice, but the only beer choices at Corona, Modelo, or a couple of different American domestics. Still having a nice time tho. It gonna be hard leaving after a week of being waited on hand and foot constantly. Weather has been 85 and sunny for the first 4 days, but today was sorta shitty. Rained most of the day, so we just sat at the lobby bar drinking most of the day with a couple of other couples. The buffers and gourmet restaurants are kicking my ass, I'm going to be coming home 10 lbs heavier. Oh well, its a tough life, but somebody has to do it. Can't wait to get home, brew a couple of batches, and finish up my grain mill project. Hope all is well my man!
October 8, 2012  •  08:45 PM
Hey Ted,

Here are a few links to my current builds.

Here's the grain mill:

Here's the fermentation chambers: (jump to the end to see recent progress)

Here's the brewey as it is slowly coming together:

Wasn't sure if you have seen my most recent creations or not, so I linked you to all of them. Later.
October 25, 2012  •  11:00 AM
How's the keezer project coming along? Any progress? Start a thread, so I can follow along!