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Posted in thread: Growing hops in VA on 12-21-2013 at 11:18 PM
I live in Roanoke and am considering starting a raised bed hop garden this year with Cascade
and Columbus. I am planning to have lattice on the more shady side of the beds. Approximately
how high can ...
Posted in thread: Aluminium sparge kettle issues? on 02-17-2013 at 04:41 AM
The only issue I have with my aluminum kettle is that I can't use oxyclean to clean it. Works
Posted in thread: Black IPA ideas on 02-15-2013 at 03:30 PM
What kind of black IPA are you going for? Should it be just a dark colored IPA, or are you
looking to add a malt complexity to it?
Posted in thread: Big Beer - Little Beer question (Parti-Gyle on 02-14-2013 at 02:19 AM
I, too, have taken the "Relax, don't worry, have a homebrew" advice a little too much to heart.
Usually, it results in my notes being less than complete. Once, I missed getting the OG.Look
forward to ...
Posted in thread: Anybody know a good place to fill a CO2 tank in Virginia Beach VA area? on 02-08-2013 at 03:54 PM
+1 forFire Services, cost $13 to fill my 5lb tank. My buddy got his filled at Airgas the other
day and was charged $34 and they only pressed his tank up to 300#. What a jokeI have used
Statewide Fire ...
Posted in thread: Help with high final gravity on 02-07-2013 at 07:11 PM
The only thing I can think is that your yeast flocculation happened too quickly. The White Labs
page on it has at least one other commenter who has had a similar issues.The only fixes for
that I know ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation time for barley wine on 02-07-2013 at 06:30 PM
I have my barleywine in secondary with some home grown cascade at the moment. I used 2lb of
sugar (unrefined, sugar in the raw knock off). It went from 1092 to 1016 in 2 weeks. I plan on
racking it to...
Posted in thread: Help with high final gravity on 02-07-2013 at 03:48 PM
This may not help, but after having what I thought were efficiency problems with my last 2
batches, I got around to calibrating my new hydrometer and found that it is 4 points off.Also,
WLP007 has med...
Posted in thread: Big Beer - Little Beer question (Parti-Gyle on 02-07-2013 at 02:45 PM
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Posted in thread: Growing hops in VA on 02-05-2013 at 06:15 PM
I'm in Newport News. My 5 Cascade rhizomes went gangbusters last year. I'm hoping to expand my
growing to Centennial, this year.