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Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 11-23-2015 at 10:04 PM
Hey I'm out in Gilbert Arizona for the week, any idea where I could forage some wild
NeoMexicanus hops in the hills near here?
Posted in thread: Founder's Dirty Bastard Clone attempt on 11-16-2015 at 02:01 AM
If you want to reduce the raisin character I'd drop the Special B, that malt creates a lot of
raisin character. I'd try some British dark crystal malt, or American 120 and 90, if you need
more color u...
Posted in thread: New Yeast Strain Chart! Searchable and Sortable on 10-13-2015 at 07:17 PM
I'm guessing the hint is.... "the midwest" :D My guess would be Bell's, their house yeast is
supposed to be special and not available from WL or WY. I don't know any other well known
breweries in the ...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 10-12-2015 at 07:23 PM
Wow! That's some intense downy mildew. I've only ever gotten powdery (The second set of photos)
here in KC, must not be humid enough for downy? Or the hops here are resistant. Great leaf
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 09-16-2015 at 04:28 PM
Looking good! I'm in the midst of harvesting a bunch of wild hops here in KC, all have seeds.
I'm trying to keep the harvest from each wild plant separate so that I can evaluate the aroma,
and know wh...
Posted in thread: BMC Lite + Brett on 06-01-2015 at 07:40 PM
After reading the Bud Heavy Sour thread I've got enough proof of concept, I'm definitely doing
this. I think I can get 5 gal of Coors Light and 5 of Miller Lite, time to work up some photo
Posted in thread: BMC Lite + Brett on 06-01-2015 at 07:19 PM
We've all been there, your buddy has a huge party, buys some kegs of craft beer and picks up a
keg of BMC beer because y'know, people still drink that right? Come Sunday morning the good
beer is all g...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 05-14-2015 at 06:57 PM
So, I Requested some H. Lupulus Cordifolius seeds from the national germplasm repository GRIN
system. I've tried a few times but never recieved anything until now.Unfortunately these seeds
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 05-01-2015 at 08:33 PM
They are *almost* always sterile. It takes a lot of trials, but I can confirm that it is, in
fact, possible to breed with pollen from the female plants: Awesome page Nagmay, I love all
the details. ...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 04-29-2015 at 02:18 PM
Congrats on the find, got any pics? Unfortunately I didn't take any pics of the seeds before
putting them in the ground. From looking at your pics I think most of them were small and
immature, but the...