Last Activity:05-22-2015 2:21 PM
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Posted in thread: Hops on a slope on 05-22-2015 at 02:21 PM
I recently discovered that when you plant hops on a slope, the roots will reach the surface and
grow a new plant. Good thing the plants are next to a forsythia bed. I now have a never ending
Posted in thread: A question for people with apple trees on 05-06-2015 at 11:09 AM
Thanks guys. At least I have a few blossoms this year. So back to the usual thought... "Next
year will be even better!"
Posted in thread: A question for people with apple trees on 05-05-2015 at 09:24 PM
This year I am really hoping for some apple blossoms but so far have only seen a few random
flowers but not from my oldest healthiest trees. My Calville Blanc and a graft of Golden Noble
are starting ...
Posted in thread: found a bag of barley in the cupard on 03-24-2015 at 02:08 PM
There is a bag of white hominy corn too. Can this be used for anything?
Posted in thread: found a bag of barley in the cupard on 03-24-2015 at 02:05 PM
know this is old because my wife has been gluten free for a couple years now. So what can I
do with this??? There is zero roast to it, probably not malted either. Its a 1lb bag so I take
it I will h...
Posted in thread: Anyone using ollas as a water source? on 03-18-2015 at 02:06 PM
Very cool idea. Not needed for my hops but maybe my garden.
Posted in thread: what causes foam on 03-18-2015 at 01:52 PM
My current beer pours out at least 50 percent foam. The brew was bottle conditioned and then
opened and poured in the keg (I changed my mind on how I wanted it stored). This is my first
beer in the ke...
Posted in thread: Cider variety help on 03-13-2015 at 04:45 AM
Sorry to hijack the question but... How long did it take your 7 yr olds to produce fruit? I
take it your two year olds are not producing yet. My trees are going to be 5 this spring and
have not gotten...
Posted in thread: FINALLY Making Great Cider - Stuff I Wish I'd Known 4 Years Ago on 03-12-2015 at 08:47 PM
Good advise.You say you slow down the fermentation at 1.020. Have you tried just slowing down
the entire process. I wonder how much of a difference it makes. I ferment mine for a day or so
at room tem...
Posted in thread: very simple starter from a slant on 03-12-2015 at 08:35 PM
Have you tried not stepping it up? I wonder how much of a difference it makes. My two batches
were two gallons and one gallon but you only buy one size yeast from the store so it should not
make a dif...