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Posted in thread: Hop trellis help on 06-03-2011 at 12:39 AM
It's a 15' piece of burlap twine steaked into the ground and running up to an 18" hanging
Posted in thread: Hop trellis help on 06-02-2011 at 11:13 PM
I was only able to make 15 foot trellises for my first attempt at hop growing. The magnums
didn't survive but the cascades are doing well. The main vine has reached the top of the
trellis as of today....
Posted in thread: Dry Hop ruined beer...please help on 05-22-2011 at 11:09 PM
So it's good to know that you guys have seen this before. I brewed this thing over a month ago
and have been looking forward to it. So what I"m describing, it sounds like I'm tasting the
"hop dust"? I...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop ruined beer...please help on 05-22-2011 at 10:28 PM
I guess I should add, that the flavor profile of the "ruined" beer, is very grassy, very
earthy, and flat out not delicious. And after checking my notes, it was 2 oz of Cascade
Posted in thread: Dry Hop ruined beer...please help on 05-22-2011 at 11:04 AM
So I think my dry hop ruined my beer. I made an IPA and dry hopped w/ 1.5oz of cascade pellets.
The brew tasted good pre-dry hop, I racked it off the dry hops (were in a paint strainer bag w/
Posted in thread: Homemade Tap handles...pics inside on 04-07-2011 at 08:52 PM
I thought about adding something, not sure I wanna engrave them...a buddy of mine is a welder,
and I may have him pound out some letters, and make them rough looking and attatch a spike to
it to mount...
Posted in thread: How long can i dry hop? on 04-06-2011 at 06:59 PM
Thanks for the input guys. I'll just dry hop right before I leave. Why not dry hop when I get
back? Cause I'm gonna need something to drink when I get back.
Posted in thread: Homemade Tap handles...pics inside on 04-06-2011 at 06:58 PM
Thanks guys! They're a little beefy, but I like them. Hoppenflan....flan is part of a nickname
i have for SWMBO and she wanted to name the ipa....so I listened ;)
Posted in thread: How long can i dry hop? on 04-06-2011 at 02:36 PM
Brewing an ipa today. I plan on letting it sit in primary for 10'ish days, and then dry
hopping. Problem is...the wife and I are going to Germany for 2 weeks on the 21st, and I doubt
the first thing I...
Posted in thread: Beer as Art on 04-05-2011 at 09:32 PM
Ambergris Caye, Belize. My new favorite place. Decent local beer too. me a lot of Belikin on
my honeymoon in Placencia! The dark was delish!