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Posted in thread: Hops in South on 08-10-2015 at 05:03 PM
I am guessing no one has answered this because, as it seems, only about 10% of the people
posting on this site are from the south and even fewer have tried to grow hops. This is the
hottest summer I c...
Posted in thread: Hops: How Old Is Too Old? 2 questions on 08-10-2015 at 04:59 PM
The smelled just fine. I used them.
Posted in thread: Hops: How Old Is Too Old? 2 questions on 08-07-2015 at 03:49 AM
1. I have some cascade, Columbus, mosaic, and chinook in that have been in mason jars in my
freezer since late 2014. Prior to March 2015, I was flushing them with CO2. But since my last
brew day in Ma...
Posted in thread: Hops in South on 08-07-2015 at 03:43 AM
I got some nugget and cascade growing. They grew up nice up the trellis during the spring and
early summer. They are in a large pot and I used a good soil and fertilizer as directed by
Posted in thread: Speidel Plastic Fermenter on 03-13-2015 at 01:11 PM
You will be good. I got rid of that monster air lock. Get a rubber bung and use a regular air
lock. Or you can make a setup that you to use a blowoff hose.I also realized that I did not
turn the spigo...
Posted in thread: Speidel Plastic Fermenter on 03-13-2015 at 01:07 PM
Cool. Thanks. That's sort of what I was thinking. Just thought about it more as it got a little
sloppy with all the yeast that cropped out. I just cleaned it all up pretty good to get it
ready for som...
Posted in thread: Speidel Plastic Fermenter on 03-13-2015 at 02:56 AM
I just got one of these. I learned to late that it would not fit in my fermentation chamber
with the airlock on and it was too late to make another adjustment, so I just sanitized the cap
Posted in thread: recipe scaling on 11-21-2014 at 03:43 AM
I have had issues with scaling recipes. Everything I read for the most part just says that hop
utilization is the big factor. When I try to use the "scale up" on Beersmith, my grain
Posted in thread: milling grain on 09-30-2014 at 08:09 PM
I usually buy my grains from the LHBS the evening before I brew and brew the next morning, and
I have the the grains crushed at the store. If I bought a grain mill and crushed immediately
prior to the...
Posted in thread: milk stout ferment on 09-16-2014 at 06:52 PM
I've always pitched the same yeast.With only ~7 points to go, you probably won't pick up much
secondary yeast flavor unless it's a Brett strain. Saisons yeasts usually have high attenuation