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Posted in thread: New Kegerator owner, having pressure issues on 01-11-2010 at 03:13 AM
Hey all,My wife bought a kegerator for me for Christmas! Got it set up this weekend and I love
it, but am having a small problem with it I am hoping the experts can tell me what I'm doing
wrong. I am ...
Posted in thread: Star*San... Hot or cold H2O?? on 09-12-2008 at 03:56 PM
According to the guy who invented star san, you should use cold water for your star-san
solutions. He was interviewed by James Spencer from Basic Brewing™ : Home Brewing Beer
Podcast and DVD - Welco...
Posted in thread: Some Hop Photos on 08-29-2008 at 01:45 PM
First year and they look like that?!?! I must be doing something horribly, horribly wrong.
Posted in thread: Connecticut Hops on 08-27-2008 at 12:12 AM
My Sterling did really well, it grew about 14 feet and proceeded to sprout about 25-30 cones
total. I'm just happy to get anything for the first year.My Fuggle on the other had. Took it
forever to bre...
Posted in thread: My hops'll beat up your hops!! on 08-06-2008 at 02:06 AM
:eek: Holy mother of......I think you might be able to brew an IPA on just one of those cones
by itself. Good lord. I can only hope by plants one day produce a monster like that. Next year,
Posted in thread: I Have Hops! on 08-03-2008 at 03:22 AM
I haven't actually gotten a close look yet, I just noticed them today. I'm going to have to
break out the ladder and climb up there, as there are no cones close enough to the ground to
reach unaided. ...
Posted in thread: I Have Hops! on 08-02-2008 at 04:32 PM
I was unsure if I would get anything this year, but I looked at my plant this morning and what
do I see? 25 or so cones forming at various sizes! I'm going to have a harvest this year!The
Posted in thread: So first Year Hop Growers - how'd it turn out ? on 07-30-2008 at 01:10 PM
I only planted 2 rhizomes but so far so good.the fuggle took it's sweet, sweet time to pop out
of the ground, to the point where I effectively gave up on it showing up at all. It's slowly
crept up to ...
Posted in thread: Help a new hop gardener out. Where to plant? on 04-02-2008 at 06:33 PM
Hmm. I had not considered that. the houses are pretty close to the property lines on either
side in my neighborhood and my neighbors house is right there. There are also 4 trees the same
size as the t...
Posted in thread: Help a new hop gardener out. Where to plant? on 04-02-2008 at 06:16 PM
Thanks for the reply.Yes, I had considered that as well but was thinking maybe a tree that size
the root structure is so deep it would not interfere with the smaller root structure of the hop