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  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 02-03-2016 at 01:03 PM
    In my opinion, it is not good. The big guys will always be covered, but the extra that goes to
    the micro brews and the extra after that goes the the LHBS will be getting less and less all
    the time. In...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 01-29-2016 at 09:10 PM
    I wrote a big edit to my post but it seems to have disappeared. From what I can find, there
    never has been a Hayes barley variety, the closest thing is Hays, and that is for sure a forage
    variety. It ...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 01-29-2016 at 08:33 PM
    I am a malt selector for one of the biggest malting companies in North America, but you go with
    what you want.

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried growing their own barley? on 01-29-2016 at 01:09 PM
    I got my seeds from Awnless Malting BarleyI have no idea if she's ever grown it over winter
    and she said she usually only ships every few weeks so you may want to contact her first. Not
    sure what ki...

  • Posted in thread: Growing Barley Take 2: 2015-2016 on 01-29-2016 at 01:01 PM
    Do you know what variety of barley you have. Not all are the same, and the difference between 6
    row and 2 row, etc. This is important when it comes to the malting as many 6 row varieties have
    a dorman...

  • Posted in thread: hops in planter containers on 01-29-2016 at 12:55 PM
    As I have said many times before, I live in Winnipeg where winter temperatures get to -40C, and
    I do nothing to my hops in the winter. The ground is definitely frozen to far below my hop
    roots, and ev...

  • Posted in thread: Snowy Winter & hops survival! on 12-10-2015 at 01:32 PM
    Don't bother with anything. I live in one of the coldest places on this forum and have never
    done anything with my hops. Once they are established, they are harder to kill than keep alive.
    The only ti...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use a drain pump for their wet bar? on 12-07-2015 at 01:42 PM
    I have a pump that will immediately turn on as soon as the water hits it, no need to fill
    before it turns on. Just have to adjust the pump out flow rate so it is not turning on and off
    because it pump...

  • Posted in thread: What do you do at your job? on 12-03-2015 at 01:11 PM
    We have a lot of gears, some ITs, a few lawyers, etc, but from what I can see, I am the only
    grain grader/malt barley selector on the board. Working for a major agriculture company with
    several of the...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-24-2015 at 12:52 PM
    I could put any of those prizes to use. In please.

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