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  • Rock hopping,hop steeping and steep rocking
  • Christian contemporary, Bela Fleck & Flecktones
  • The Bible
  • Got into HB in 2002 with another friend. The friend opted out and I inherited the equipment. Slowly accumulated toys over the last decade. The capper being a 4 keg kegerator.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Madison
  • WI


  • Posted in thread: Six year old homebrew... not terrible on 12-10-2016 at 02:08 PM
    In late fall of 2006 I had a handful of my lab mates over for a "beer brewing party" while in
    grad school at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Each person got a 6 pack for their
    efforts, I be...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 07:40 PM
    im in

  • Posted in thread: Transplanters Anonymous on 05-21-2013 at 03:40 AM
    Hi, my name is Bucky and I am a transplanter...So anyway, I was searching old threads for what
    to do with transplanting since I am moving on June 1. There were all kinds of advice, do it,
    don't do it,...

  • Posted in thread: Cascade and Golding Crowns need new owners (South Central Wisconsin) on 04-10-2013 at 04:21 PM
    Thanks! That would be great. I will watch for an update. Enjoy the trip...snow is in our
    forecast, if that makes you feel better, lol. cheers.

  • Posted in thread: Cascade and Golding Crowns need new owners (South Central Wisconsin) on 04-09-2013 at 02:34 AM
    Hi, I am in the Madison area, which is a pretty short shot down to Janesville. I have cascade,
    but I would be interested in the Golding, if you haven't given it away yet. Let me know how to
    get a hold...

  • Posted in thread: Holy Rhizome on 10-24-2012 at 05:00 AM
    Well, this is my lesson in patience and a lesson for those that can't see below the ground. I
    planted 3 kinds of hops this summer Cascade, Nugget and Centennial. The Cascade and Nugget
    'blew up' so to...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Growing in Wisconsin on 10-01-2012 at 03:57 AM
    Hey BlackJaque - I am not from The Rapids, but I have spent a lot of time in Nekoosa, and The
    WI Rapids area (recreation), and one guess might be super sandy soil. I know that is a very
    sandy part of ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Growing in Wisconsin on 09-22-2012 at 05:14 PM
    Yes, natefrog, just do it. I am a first timer outside the Madison area (very close to Gorst
    Valley actually), and I bought 'starts' from a neighbor that had established plants. The
    'starts' were alrea...

  • Posted in thread: Do second harvests happen? on 09-01-2012 at 03:55 AM
    I just fininshed off the second harvest off the 2nd year Chinook plant and it yielded approx 19
    oz wet the second time around. Not bad considering I got almost 24 oz the 1st time a month ago.
    I dried ...

  • Posted in thread: Are my hops ready? on 09-01-2012 at 01:29 AM
    they still smell like grass, but again, break em open and they are everything you think of
    hops being... so I am still unsure if I should use them or pitch 'em, what do you think? Here
    is a pick of t...

Then the LORD God provided a vine and made it grow -Jonah 4:6a