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Posted in thread: Micro picking machine for hobby growers on 08-27-2016 at 11:32 PM
Thanks for the idea Dan. The dryness definitely is a factor. I had some hops that were drying
for two days and the difference of survivability was night and day. The dry hops got
demolished. I can ful...
Posted in thread: Micro picking machine for hobby growers on 08-27-2016 at 09:17 PM
And after speed control... It really does work. It does leave you a pile of hops and leaves.
Picking through this may be its down fall. Without the separator, time may be equal to hand
picking. Now I ...
Posted in thread: A variety that is not like what I currently have on 08-27-2016 at 12:45 PM
My Teamaker is being deemed a failure for brewing. So that means I get a new variety to
grow!!!I currently have lots of Centenial, a Mt Hood and a Spalter Select. I want a variety
that is not like wha...
Posted in thread: Micro picking machine for hobby growers on 08-23-2016 at 09:44 PM
Survey Says... It works. Possibly too well. I have a teamaker hop that will probably get
replaced this spring so I have plenty of hops to play with. It kinda rips the cones to pieces.
I made it to hav...
Posted in thread: Are hops a source of pollen for bees on 07-16-2016 at 09:48 PM
Sweat bees can be metallic green. never seen a hops flower. Its quite pretty.
Posted in thread: Putting extract in at flame out on 06-30-2016 at 06:21 PM
I'm not a scientific brewer yet so I will do an ounce of cascade at 60 or 45 mins and .5 oz of
mt hood at 5 min, add my wort chiller at 5 min too then add the LME at 1 minute. So far I am
Posted in thread: Putting extract in at flame out on 06-30-2016 at 01:27 PM
I have read repeatedly that adding extract at the end of the boil gives it a lighter flavor. I
fully understand the concept but what about sterilization? Should it boil for a couple
minutes?Why do you...
Posted in thread: cooking wine for fish? on 06-29-2016 at 10:13 PM
Yah... I had that thought too. Basically this question comes from my current choices of wine.
Mixed berry, raspberry and carrot (most my brewing is cider and beer). If I could make a simple
and quick ...
Posted in thread: cooking wine for fish? on 06-29-2016 at 09:55 PM
Has anyone tried to brew a wine specifically for cooking or even stranger, cooking fish?I can
imagine some grape concentrate with a touch of lemon, thyme and oregano added before brew and
salt before ...
Posted in thread: flaked maize beginner question on 06-12-2016 at 09:46 PM
Time for another brew the leftover ingredients batch. I have flaked maize and some crystal
malt. From what I can read, I need to heat the the maize in a 50/50 mix with 2 row barley to
break down the s...