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Posted in thread: Brewing with hop cones on 08-07-2015 at 12:15 PM
Thanks all! I really like the advice from m00ps. You make a great point considering the work
put in to growing them!
Posted in thread: Whole Cone Hops on 08-07-2015 at 12:13 PM
Thanks so much for the direction and advice!!! Looking forward to brewing with them.
Posted in thread: Brewing with hop cones on 08-05-2015 at 04:15 PM
I am currently growing my own hops and have 2 questions: Do the cones need to be thoroughly
dried out prior to brewing? How many ounces or pounds does one need to brew a 5 gallon
moderately hopped IPA...
Posted in thread: Whole Cone Hops on 08-05-2015 at 04:08 PM
I am growing my own hops (Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Columbia) and have never used whole
cone hops. I have two questions: Do the cones have to be thoroughly dried out before brewing?
For a standard...
Posted in thread: Hop Rhizomes on 11-19-2014 at 07:24 PM
I am looking at starting my hop garden next year and would like to pre-order rhizomes. Any
suggestions on a reputable dealer? Regarding my climate, I live in RI. Not sure if this
matters. I would like...
Posted in thread: Wort chiller vs. Ice Bath on 02-27-2012 at 04:34 PM
A wort chiller sounds like a great , albeit costly, idea. However, I prefer the sink ice batch
method myself. I wouldn't want to worry about dropping in a coiled chiller into my nice, fresh
Posted in thread: leftovers. heres what i have, what should i brew? on 02-27-2012 at 01:20 AM
staring at a pile of spare hops in my fridge that really should be used. have some liquid and
dry extract, figure i could whip up a quick easy 5 gallon batch to keg. low gravity maybe.
heres what i ha...
Posted in thread: Strain Before bottling? on 02-27-2012 at 01:14 AM
I put a hop bag over the end of my auto siphon, using a rubber band to hold in place.Yes, this
is a method I used yesterday. It worked brilliantly. Buy yourself a $10 racking cane. Don't
transfer by p...
Posted in thread: First screw up... boy.. with pic on 02-27-2012 at 12:13 AM
Not to be morbid, but, for your own health, switch to a plastic bucket. Easy to clean, use,
etc...My brother was killed by a glass carboy!:mad:
Posted in thread: Low OG plus a lot of time in the primary on 02-27-2012 at 12:10 AM
Curious, how much Liquid or dry extract did you use?