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Posted in thread: Damn Japanese beetles are invading my Hopsyard! on 07-28-2015 at 02:37 PM
I have a serious Japanese beetle problem on my green beans, but not my hops, which are roughly
15 feet away. Weird.
Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 07-26-2015 at 02:25 PM
I don't go back to work until next Monday, and thus, already forgot this is Sunday morning.
Already had coffee, two screwdrivers, and a margarita. Washed the dishes, watered the garden,
have lunch in ...
Posted in thread: Compost and spent grain on 07-25-2015 at 11:23 PM
If you have a paper shredder, throw some newspaper through it. That's always an easy
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop Harvest Totals on 07-25-2015 at 11:20 PM
Hell, I had a really early harvest, like a month ago. I've got another variety that'll be ready
to pick soon.0+5 oz cascade =5 oz.
Posted in thread: Ha! Opened Pandora's Box!... on 07-24-2015 at 07:36 PM
I have four hydrometers, and all four read differently. I use the one that is closest to 1.000
in distilled water @ 60 degrees. The other three just hang around and look pretty.
Posted in thread: Concentrated Lemonade Flavoring? on 07-22-2015 at 11:50 PM
Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 07-19-2015 at 12:09 PM
Starting off slow, listing to Loreena Mckennitt - The Book of Secrets. There is much to do
today. Mowing, grocery shopping, weeding, and assorted other indoor/outdoor chores are all on
Posted in thread: S-04 in a hoppy cream ale? on 07-17-2015 at 11:50 PM
Please tell me you mean flaked corn and not Kellogg's Corn Flakes. ;)I love Cluster. They're a
great middle of the road hop that I throw into all kinds of stuff.
Posted in thread: Stupid Newbie Question - How to make a starter? on 07-17-2015 at 11:25 PM
When you make the starter, decant the liquid, add some of your must to the starter, swirl it
up, and pitch. Unless you're worried about "contaminating" your mead with a tiny bit of beer,
just go with ...
Posted in thread: S-04 in a hoppy cream ale? on 07-17-2015 at 11:20 PM
I use a LOT of S-04, even in beers that would traditionally use an American strain. So, will it
make a good cream ale? Probably. Will it make a to-style cream ale? No. But your IBU's are
already well ...