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  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 10-23-2011 at 11:57 PM
    Yes! Thanks for asking. We planted about 1/5 of an acre of malting barley this spring from the
    seed we grew last year. We found that about 1/3 of our plot was not rich enough to produce a
    strong crop....

  • Posted in thread: Barley notes for brewers and growers on 07-06-2011 at 02:27 PM
    One other thing - DO talk to your local guy and contact your farm bureau about which types are
    grown for malting in your region. If he doesn't grow those types he may be able to help you
    order a bag o...

  • Posted in thread: Barley notes for brewers and growers on 07-06-2011 at 02:06 PM
    Generally speaking I learned that you can use malting barley for feed but probably would not
    want feed types for malting. ( I chose a 2 row type that works that way) Simply put, feed types
    were develo...

  • Posted in thread: Barley notes for brewers and growers on 07-06-2011 at 02:59 AM
    There was some interest in my previous post about scratch brewing the hard way, i.e. buy a farm
    to grow your own! In the process of doing homework on growing barley I learned a few things you
    might li...

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 11:36 PM
    birvine -I found some clear instruction on malting here. So I'm going to try it.I take it that
    this is the point of sharing info and enthusiasm for crafting your own brew. It's great to read
    about and...

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 11:30 PM
    Now that's something I'll have to study!

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 06:35 PM
    That's exactly it - you got it. I just want to see if I can do this from planting to drinking.

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 06:30 PM
    You know, when buying the farm, I didn't realize that my first 5 gallon batch would price out
    at several hundred thousand dollars. : )

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 06:23 PM
    @ birvine: I'm in Eastern PEI.

  • Posted in thread: Scratch Brewing The Hard Way on 07-05-2011 at 06:19 PM
    Thanks!

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