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  • I have been brewing beer as a hobby for 3 years. To date I have only done extract and mini-mash batches but I am determined to start doing all-grain brewing this winter
  • Dave O'Connor
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  • Minnesota


  • Posted in thread: It's official starting my own brewing business! on 02-27-2012 at 04:30 AM
    Congratulations guy...I love the business plan...unless your leasing the land you can't really
    fail in this venture. No business is a guarantee but worse case scenario is you have more beer
    to drink w...

  • Posted in thread: Hops in the Great White North on 02-21-2012 at 12:58 AM
    Great Lakes Hops out of Michigan has really stellar hop crowns...and even have a Canadian Red
    vine hop they sell...they are also on Facebook..I haven't bought from them yet but am going to
    add yo the ...

  • Posted in thread: wood for mash paddle on 02-19-2012 at 03:13 PM
    I made a paddle out if 4' long piece of 1X6 Maple. I will try and add a picture but this app
    keeps crashing on my phone ...not a 100% original idea but I made a barley grain design in the
    wide part of...

  • Posted in thread: Native Hops to North Dakota on 01-12-2012 at 01:07 AM
    If I'm not mistaken the Willamette hop is the American variety of the UK Fuggles hop to answer
    your question hockeyhunter99

  • Posted in thread: Is there an app for...? on 01-03-2012 at 04:37 AM
    Unfortunately I have an Android platform phone and cannot find anything decent but I know for
    Iphone the most popular app is iBrewmaster app. If you watch Brewing TV, Michael Dawson, one of
    the hosts ...

  • Posted in thread: hop plants vs rhizomes on 12-14-2011 at 11:22 PM
    I have now looked at GLHs FB page and I have my companies mixed up...there is a similarly named
    company in MN that I have bought a lot through and they sell good products however they have
    their hands...

  • Posted in thread: hop plants vs rhizomes on 12-13-2011 at 02:53 PM
    Well to be more clear; If you order a rhizome through a hop rhizome distributer you will
    usually get a rhizome that is 4-6 inches long. The technique on planting them varies from
    person to person I'm ...

  • Posted in thread: hop plants vs rhizomes on 12-13-2011 at 04:10 AM
    Sorry to banter too much but if you look on this forum you might find hop growers in Maine that
    will give you rhizome clippings to start your hops. Remember smaller rhizomes results in a
    slower start ...

  • Posted in thread: hop plants vs rhizomes on 12-13-2011 at 04:08 AM
    Well I have only been growing hops for the past 2+ years but I have been gardening for years. I
    started hop growing by ordering 5 rhizomes through Freshops. This is in no way a rip on High
    Hops but th...

  • Posted in thread: Unripe or frozen on 09-18-2011 at 03:05 AM
    Little late for your frost concerns but I live just west of minneapolis and I harvested last
    week...crack a flower open and check for yellow sticky hop oil. I've found its better/ easier
    to pick them ...