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Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-11-2014 at 02:29 AM
Posted in thread: How to identify unknown hop vines? on 07-10-2014 at 03:15 PM
The leaf pictures in the website are in fact different. They are not place holders. I opened 4
different windows with a 5 lobed variety and scrolled thru them rapidly and they are different.
Posted in thread: How to identify unknown hop vines? on 07-09-2014 at 11:03 PM
I just found this site. About half of the American varieties have a picture of a leaf. Many of
those have a very similar leaf. I have three different varieties growing and they all have
leaves like th...
Posted in thread: Drying Fresh Picked Hops w/ Fridge on 07-09-2014 at 04:43 PM
Very interesting :mug: How long does it take to dry the hops?
Posted in thread: How to identify unknown hop vines? on 07-07-2014 at 04:33 PM
No, there is no need to dry the hops first. Just drop a couple of cones in some boiling water
and let them steep a little while.
Posted in thread: How to identify unknown hop vines? on 07-06-2014 at 03:27 PM
It is very difficult to identify a hop vine. They all look very much alike. There is some
differences in the structure of the cones between varieties but they can be very subtle. The
best way to ident...
Posted in thread: New Hops Grower, ID Japanese Hops ? on 06-26-2014 at 04:05 PM
You will be able to tell if they are Japanese hops by the cones. The Japanese variety produce
puff balls instead of the true cones, I have some growing in my yard that spread over from my
Posted in thread: Bad Saaz experiences? on 06-25-2014 at 02:47 AM
Be patient. I've noticed beers brewed with Saaz need some extra time to age. I've made a few
and they start off tasting like you described. After a month or so it should mellow and end up
Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-17-2014 at 05:29 PM
Posted in thread: One hop for multiple styles of beer on 05-23-2014 at 02:28 AM
I would recommend Hallertauer Mittelfrüh. Recently I brewed many Belgian, German, and American
recipes with them. All were fantastic.