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Posted in thread: Moving to All Grain: Cooler vs Kettle Mash Tun on 07-31-2011 at 05:38 PM
So after about 20 brews I'm planning my move from extract/mini-mash to All Grain sometime this
fall. I'm torn between getting a cooler type mash tun or spending the extra money and going
with a kettle...
Posted in thread: Hops in Planters - Austin, TX on 06-29-2011 at 05:15 AM
They look about the same as my previous post about 2 weeks ago.Bines have stopped growing in in
length, apparently stunted my the daily 100 degree heat that began nearly 4 weeks ago. However,
Posted in thread: another hops in TX thread, Pearland TX on 06-18-2011 at 05:39 AM
Posted in thread: Hops in Planters - Austin, TX on 06-14-2011 at 10:47 PM
Week 12(pics taken 6/14/2011)OverviewWillamette, Cascade, Nugget, and Centennial have all
reached the top of the arbor with 10-15 foot growth. None of them like to train themselves
horizontally so the...
Posted in thread: 5 weeks in and still bubbling? on 05-30-2011 at 01:45 PM
Awesome, thanks for the advice guys. I took another hydro reading today and its sitting right
at 1.012, which is right on target for my FG. I'll give it a couple of days and take another
reading just ...
Posted in thread: Hops in Planters - Austin, TX on 05-26-2011 at 04:08 AM
Wow great job! What kind are those and what's your secret?!?
Posted in thread: Baby cones on 05-20-2011 at 02:53 AM
Yup! Cones on Cascade, Nugget, and Willamette.Pics:
Posted in thread: South Texas Hop Garden on 05-16-2011 at 03:12 PM
Glad to see another fellow south/central Texas hops grower! I think the limited sun will help
them with the coming hot summer temps. Keep us updated on which varieties do best.I've got
first year Wila...
Posted in thread: Burrs already... on 05-16-2011 at 01:30 PM
First year Cascade had burs starting late April. Some cones are now over an inch long!Pics:
Posted in thread: Hops in Planters - Austin, TX on 05-15-2011 at 05:28 PM
Week 8(pics taken 05/15/2011)OverviewCascade and Nugget have reached the top of the arbor (~9
foot of growth). I just put up some twine across the top to see how long these plants will get
in their fi...