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Posted in thread: Hops in Michigan - first year report on 03-24-2012 at 12:51 PM
LOVE this warm weather we're having in Michigan! Here's a pic of my Magnum Plant. Noticed it
this morning. worried the freezing Cold killed these as I was too lazy to move this and my
other planter ...
Posted in thread: Hops in Michigan - first year report on 03-22-2012 at 07:30 PM
have any of you guys seen some sprouts? I have a bunch of 1/2" purple shoots on a number of the
hops. I found someone with rabbits and fertilized with straw and rabbit pellets over the
winter. Seems t...
Posted in thread: Priming sugar sank to the bottom of my bottling bucket on 09-10-2011 at 08:36 PM
here is a suggestion:wait 2-3 weeks at room temp (65 degrees +) to make sure the yeast did
carbonate. Once you're done with that , look at the bottles. The ones with the most sediment
will be the ones...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 05-27-2011 at 01:29 PM
Nice Setup B-Dub. How do you prevent cross contamination?
Posted in thread: Hops in Michigan - first year report on 05-26-2011 at 11:51 PM
I have a couple of plants from last year in 2 gallon buckets, but I'm in Royal Oak. A bit far
Posted in thread: Purple Hops on 04-04-2011 at 09:22 PM
Is Humulus lupulus an invasive species? If I plant these will they eventually spread and start
to take out the native plant life? I love home brewing but I also love keeping an ecosystem
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Imperial Creme Brulee Stout yeast? on 02-17-2011 at 04:03 PM
Flaked Barley.Interesting. I had heard that the brew just used mass quantities of 120L and a
whitbread style years (wlp006).I have a hopville recipe started - would be curious to get
feedback:malt & f...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Extract in Southern Tier Creme Brulee on 02-02-2011 at 03:05 AM
BTW - on a side note, would love to get the recipe for Creme Brulee. I only have one left and
that's a great dessert beer.
Posted in thread: Vanilla Extract in Southern Tier Creme Brulee on 02-02-2011 at 03:04 AM
When it comes to vanilla extract, there is what they call 2 fold and 4 fold. 4 fold would be a
4x concentrated extract. there is stuff up to 20 fold but that is very hard to find.generally
the issue w...
Posted in thread: If your beer smells like… The term is…. The source may be…. on 02-02-2011 at 02:14 AM
It definitely slowed down. Poor buggers freezing at 64 degrees. I dialed it up, those yeasties
will get balmy soon. Just in time for the 2' of snow we're supposed to get tonight. I wonder
how three da...