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Posted in thread: What did i just brew with my fresh hop harvest? on 09-16-2009 at 01:22 AM
I bet it'll taste fine. Certainly not like an English pale, with all those American hops, but
it should be fine. Nothing wrong with a 3.7% ale.ok thanks. I've just never brewed anything
that low befor...
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Posted in thread: What did i just brew with my fresh hop harvest? on 09-15-2009 at 02:37 AM
Ok, i harvested my Centennial hops today and was going for a Fresh Hop Harvest pale Ale with an
OG of 1.56. Instead it was 1.36 and will have an estimated abv of only 3.7%! I messed up
because i have ...
Posted in thread: First year Hops... Size? on 08-09-2009 at 06:33 PM
Size and harvest time both depend on the variety and location. Early varieties will be ready in
late August in Oregon and Washington.It may be even earlier in Oregon. We had four days of over
Posted in thread: transplanting hops...how? on 08-30-2008 at 07:01 AM
I ended up cutting it back to about 1 foot a week ago, is still in the planter as i am trying
to figure out where to plant. Too much shade at the new house....
Posted in thread: First All-Grain today: I was really optimistic on 08-17-2008 at 06:14 AM
My first AG a couple years ago was a total F- UP..stuck sparge...yelling for anti-beer wife to
come help... and i trying to strain/drain the wort through a hop-bag..a planned 9% Imp stout
Posted in thread: transplanting hops...how? on 08-17-2008 at 05:48 AM
Man this is going to be hard to accept. Today i looked and i actually have about 50 1" cones on
my Mt Hood plant. And am moving in 72 hours. So they are not ready to pick yet....Do i really
need to ch...
Posted in thread: Centennial worth transplanting? on 08-14-2008 at 05:46 PM
Ok, I had two first year Centennial rhizomes this year. The 101f heat in May killed one. The
other survived but barely and it now looks good but has only grown to 8 inches high. Should I
assume that i...
Posted in thread: Did heat kill them? on 08-10-2008 at 05:43 AM
They sound like they are fried. The root system of a new hop plant is fragile. I lost almost
half of my rhizomes the first year.Just an fyi to everyone for future reference. 1 day of 101f
heat in the ...
Posted in thread: transplanting hops...how? on 08-04-2008 at 01:20 AM
SO cutting the bine back and losing this year's production will be better for the plant next