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Last Activity:07-28-2010 10:00 AM
Posted in thread: how dry is dry? on 07-27-2010 at 01:16 PM
If you were growing them for commercial purposes and intend to pelletize them, you would need
to get to 8 to 12% moisture content from an original 80%-ish. For your own purposes, it depends
on how lon...
Posted in thread: how dry is dry? on 07-27-2010 at 09:12 AM
Anywhere from 8% to 10% moisture after drying is considered the optimum range. The freeze as
soon as possible.
Posted in thread: Sam Adams to lose craft beer status on 06-25-2010 at 02:24 PM
First off Jim Koch can kiss my ***. He buys no American Hops. Never even brewed thier own beer
until recently.(Still a small portion) He brewed beer in the Blitz Wheinhard brewery for Gods
Posted in thread: I fear I'm losing Mt. Hood! on 06-21-2010 at 02:30 PM
2 side arms should start growing just below the broken tip. When they get long enough, train
one of those on the string and cut off the other.
Posted in thread: Selling Homegrown Hops on 06-10-2010 at 08:06 PM
They may have bought the hops in bulk, maybe a season end sale or something. Then they
repackage in their own bags to sell.Again I ask. Why would a LHBS buy "bulk" Hops without
knowing what the BV was...
Posted in thread: Selling Homegrown Hops on 06-10-2010 at 02:42 PM
I would be thrilled if my LHBS offered to make some sort of deal with me in exchange for my
hops. Good for you. I got some hops from one of the LHBS here and remembered it did not list
the AA's on the...
Posted in thread: 2010 Hops Gardens on 06-10-2010 at 02:37 PM
Growth varies a great deal with location. My plants are only 3-4' tall, but over in Wheatland
(about 30 miles east), they are pushing 15'.The weather guessers are predicting 80F this
weekend. If it ha...
Posted in thread: Selling Homegrown Hops on 06-10-2010 at 02:11 PM
Hi Retrofit,If my LHBS had offered to buy some of my hops I would be pleased. I think that is
the response you might have expected here but didn't get so much.I don't know if this analogy
holds, but m...
Posted in thread: Selling Homegrown Hops on 06-10-2010 at 02:15 AM
WOW... I never expected that so many posters on this forum were so perfect when it comes to
reporting every dollar that passes from hand to fist to wallet every year!My friend traded a
bag of rhizomes...
Posted in thread: growing hops in FL on 05-26-2010 at 06:13 PM
Heat, Hot, Cold really have nothing to do with a good crop of Hops. It's Light, Light, Light.
Esp. How many hours You get during the growing season. Northern climes(45th ish) are ideal for