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Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 05-22-2013 at 12:08 AM
I helped my buddy build this on Sunday. Ordering crowns from Great Lakes Hops. 6 Horizon, 3
Viking, and 3 Sterling crowns will get planted here in about a week.:ban:I'll name it - The
Fortress of Hopt...
Posted in thread: Secondary question. on 05-18-2013 at 09:54 PM
I didn't check the gravity before I racked it over. It was in primary for about a month. I
tasted it and its good. Not too much cherry flavor though. Will sitting longer develop more
flavor? I'm going...
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 05-17-2013 at 09:59 PM
I agree- ordinary krausen......We bottle when FG measurements are consistent and as expected
over a two or three day period. Not by guessing.
Posted in thread: Secondary question. on 05-17-2013 at 09:58 PM
I'd measure and compare to FG before you added the fruit. But it should be done after two
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 05-15-2013 at 09:18 PM
The north side of my hops bed and trellis are nearing completion. Just a few more things and it
will be completed.. I just have to wait for the cement to set so I don't tip it over.. lol a
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 05-14-2013 at 11:25 PM
This is my first year growing hops. this is what I came up with. From each of my 9 crowns I
will run up two 1/4 inch manila ropes. 2 or 3 bins a piece. I have 2 hallertauer, 2 sterling, 2
nugget (but ...
Posted in thread: Target FG in a week? on 05-10-2013 at 09:21 AM
Waiting out the two weeks is good. If a proper amount of healthy yeast was pitched and temps
were reasonable, then you are probably fine to transfer at about 10 days if this is a normal
ale. FG and a ...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 05-08-2013 at 11:38 PM
just an update, I've got 5 out of 13 that have broken through the soil..2 of 4 - willamette, 2
of 4- centennial, 1 of 1 fuggles, 0 of 4 tettnang; catch up tettnangand we're getting rain for
the first ...
Posted in thread: Saving yeast from bottled beer on 05-08-2013 at 11:35 PM
How does one go about saving yeast from a bottled beer? I want to clone a wheat beer from a
commercial brewer. The beer is not pasteurized and has a layer of yeast on the bottom of the
bottle. I would...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 05-07-2013 at 10:22 PM
Cascade Hops in the Hudson Valley, 2nd yearThere's mushrooms in those woods!
Civilization begins with Beer !
Primary: nothing in the pipeline at the moment
Secondary: some summer beers are imperative
Bottled: Nut Brown, Listermann's Cream Ale, American Pale Ale, Holiday Ale, HopNog, Honey Malt Cream Ale, Irish Stout, English Brown Ale, BIAB English Ale, India Black Ale, Bengal Juice, BIAB Cherry Wheat on the cherries, Belgian Pale Ale, Island Hefe on Mango, Island Hefe on Apricot (and dang -these are awesome beers)
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