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Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-30-2013 at 08:13 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 01:36 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,
Posted in thread: Friend has backyard hops invasion !! Help ID? on 08-29-2013 at 07:26 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 07:35 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
Posted in thread: false bottom vs manifold on 08-16-2013 at 02:41 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 12:30 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 05:02 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
Posted in thread: Yeast fail? on 08-12-2013 at 09:37 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 07:46 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!
Posted in thread: Cider crusher and press recommendations? on 06-25-2013 at 06:34 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