UncleLankyFrank

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11-12-2012

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  • Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-30-2013 at 09:13 PM
    I've never seen bracts that pointy. I know. These look very pine coney

  • Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-30-2013 at 02:36 PM
    Facebook stalk the previous owner and ask if they remember which variety.Where in MLPS are you,
    Frank?HEhe... good plan! I'm down in Nokomis, south of Minnehaha Parkway. Thanks for the ideas,
    all!

  • Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-29-2013 at 08:26 AM
    Its definitely a hop.That's about all you can or ever will know about it.There are several
    strains of hops I can recognize by smell. If it's cascade, I'd know for sure. Best thing I can
    do is make som...

  • Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-28-2013 at 08:35 PM
    A friend recently sent me a message on FB with a photo of a lovely green plant and asked "What
    is growing all over my deck?" Apparently the previous tenant was a grower and left her with
    this legacy:W...

  • Posted in thread: false bottom vs manifold on 08-16-2013 at 03:41 AM
    I have a nice old copper boiler, like a farm wash tub. It holds just over 12.5 gallons, so I
    want to covert it to a 10 gallon gravity mash/lauter tun. Any recommendations to whether fit it
    with a mani...

  • Posted in thread: No fermentation happening after 4 days on 08-15-2013 at 01:30 AM
    76-78 is definitely too warm (hot) unless you're doing a Saison. You need to get it down into
    the 66-68 range and keep it there. Remember the yeast activity will also generate some heat and
    raise the ...

  • Posted in thread: No fermentation happening after 4 days on 08-13-2013 at 06:02 AM
    ...a little over 4 day later and approaching 5) I took a reading because it did not appear to
    be fermenting. There has been no airlock activity which I understand can mean nothing, but the
    O.G. (1.046...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast fail? on 08-12-2013 at 10:37 PM
    I brewed an amber ale last week and used dry yeast for the first time. I pitched a healthy,
    frothing starter using a little malt extract from the ingredients kit. That looked great up til
    the time of ...

  • Posted in thread: Cider crusher and press recommendations? on 06-26-2013 at 08:46 PM
    Dont pay to much for it as a tool, they sell $2-$400 in my area for servicable units. If its in
    a store like that it is likely priced as a piece of art or furnature.The mechanics work great!
    The actua...

  • Posted in thread: Cider crusher and press recommendations? on 06-25-2013 at 07:34 AM
    The antique store across from my shop has a beautiful 1870's apple mill for sale. Mechanically,
    it looks to be in perfect, usable condition. Can wood that old still be strong enough to use in
    a press?...

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