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  • 4 years of all-grain brewing, hop gardening, grain harvesting, grape growing, yeast culturing, and wine-making.
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  • Began brewing in college with a friend. This leaked over to two other friends. The four of us began a blog to journal and help others:
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  • Posted in thread: Hops stopped growing at 4-5ft on 05-12-2011 at 10:58 AM
    Ste. Gen! My wife is from there! Have you ever been to any of the brew competitions at the
    Crown Valley Brewery and Distillery?My tips are still in good shape, and I did notice a small
    increment in gr...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Science reference books on 05-10-2011 at 01:50 AM
    Ordered Principles of Brewing Science: A Study of Serious Brewing Issues and I can't wait to do
    some summer reading with it and the books you guys mentioned on this board.

  • Posted in thread: Hops stopped growing at 4-5ft on 05-10-2011 at 01:44 AM
    So just as the post subject says, my hops (two rhizomes) quit growing. One is at about 5 ft and
    the other around 4 ft. NOW, they do not get full sun all day, maybe not even half the day. But
    I really ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3068 Hefe, unpleasant odor when drinking on 05-08-2011 at 03:57 PM
    I have that same problem in hefe bottles using the same yeast. I believe this happened last
    year in the same brew. I kegged and bottled 5 gal then and now. I noticed the sulphur taste was
    MUCH less pr...

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