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Posted in thread: Michigan Brewery Road Trip on 01-06-2016 at 02:36 AM
Michigan is a great beer state! Bells and founders are no brainers. The others mentioned are
great, too. In my mind there are four others that compete with any brewery in the
nation.Halfway between La...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-28-2013 at 10:45 PM
This thread depresses me... I'm going to end up with around 7 lbs wet for 7 second year
plants.... I must be doing something wrong... but congrats to all of you! They look beautiful!
Posted in thread: Homegrown Wet Hop IPA Suggestions? on 08-04-2013 at 02:45 PM
I've modified the recipe a little bit to bring down the IBU's and hopefully add some more
earth/piny flavor from the Columbus. If no one comments on this one then it is what I will be
brewing on Tuesd...
Posted in thread: Homegrown Wet Hop IPA Suggestions? on 08-03-2013 at 04:41 PM
You might consider doing a one-gallon batch and a separate five-gallon batch (all with the same
grain bill). For the one-gallon, use a pellet or other dried hop for bittering, and then use
Posted in thread: Homegrown Wet Hop IPA Suggestions? on 08-02-2013 at 07:05 PM
Just something in mind the ratio of wet to dry hops is 5:1. So you have about .83-1.6 oz. of
Columbus there.Yeah, I know It's not a lot. There is a possibility that it may be more. It's a
third year p...
Posted in thread: Homegrown Wet Hop IPA Suggestions? on 08-02-2013 at 05:32 PM
Hey everybody,I'm about to pick somewhere between 6 and 8 oz. of wet Columbus hops from my
garden. I'd love to use them to brew on Tuesday. I could dry them, but I've had a few wet IPAs
lately and I w...
Posted in thread: 30 Days of Beer on 06-19-2013 at 10:01 PM
I am going to make 30 beers in 30 days. Over the next month I plan on becoming a better
homebrewer. Iíve been brewing for a year and a half and really want to understand the process
more. Iím reading ...
Posted in thread: Hop Pole Question on 05-21-2013 at 10:05 PM
I wanted to post an update on my setup. I went with the Harbor Freight flagpoles. I purchased
two of them and created a Teepee. I put four plants to one pole and three to the other. Thanks
for the hel...
Posted in thread: Hop Pole Question on 04-26-2013 at 02:32 AM
That looks awesome! I'll have to get one. It looks like it extends in pieces and I'll be able
to get it into my car. Otherwise I was going to have to get my father-in-law to bring his truck
Posted in thread: Hop Pole Question on 04-25-2013 at 09:52 PM
Holy crap... lightening? I didn't even think of that. Is that normal? By sleeve, do you mean
just have the pvc in the ground and put the poles into it? Or do you mean cover the entire