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Forum: Hops Growing 06-02-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 42,000
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
3rd year hops. Right two are Centennial and the...

3rd year hops. Right two are Centennial and the far left is a Cascade.

Just started noticing burrs turning into cones as of yesterday.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Yeah these are only 4". The hardest part wasn't...

Yeah these are only 4". The hardest part wasn't so much connecting the beer line, but allowing the nut that tightens to be put on the shank itself. I had to take a box cutter to the plastic interior...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-14-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Okay so they rotated after I posted. Weird. Going...

Okay so they rotated after I posted. Weird. Going to be tough when I add second and third taps!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-14-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Agh...guess I should have double checked that!

Sorry the none of these pictures were rotated as they display on my phone but I installed my first faucet today a bit higher than ideal. HBT mobile bug, idonno. Had to cut into the plastic interior...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-21-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Great thanks! I'll definitely do that, good to...

Great thanks! I'll definitely do that, good to know that I should cut them anyway.
Forum: Hops Growing 04-21-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
This is their second year (all 3). Last year they...

This is their second year (all 3). Last year they started as rhizomes.
Forum: Hops Growing 04-21-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
2nd Year Hops & Cold Snap

Having a few cold mornings here in Indiana. I've got 3 plants, one of which is already 3 foot tall.

Last night we got a dusting of snow and tonight we're expecting a freeze warning down to 30F....
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 04-19-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 68,798
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
The efficiency is astounding. It holds heat like...

The efficiency is astounding. It holds heat like a boss, and you can shut it down when you are done and I'm just amazed how much lump charcoal I still have at the end of the day.

Some day I wanna...
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 04-18-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 68,798
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Love this thing! 116225

Love this thing!

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Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 04-18-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Green Egging St. Louis Style Ribs w/ Extender

I am using a medium big green egg and have two racks of St. Louis style ribs that I will have to cut in half to get them on the egg. If I use the grill extender and place a rack or two of ribs on...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-16-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Some rhizomes just may not be viable. Might as...

Some rhizomes just may not be viable. Might as well give it some time and see. Probably not too late to find another rhizome at your local homebrew store in case.
Forum: Hops Growing 04-15-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
How long ago were they planted? Did your...

How long ago were they planted? Did your Hallertau have white buds or eyes when you planted them? I'd give them some time. My first year I had 3 of 4 grow.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-01-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Alright we got a bigger vessel to blowoff in. ...

Alright we got a bigger vessel to blowoff in.
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I keep forgetting to get fermcap whenever I go to the store. I didn't expect it to get this nuts last night. I figured last night it was at...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-01-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Yeah I need to get one of those, will a 6 1/2...

Yeah I need to get one of those, will a 6 1/2 carboy fit in one?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-01-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
I should've put a blowoff on last night...

S-04 on my Dogfish Head 90 minute clone.

OG 1.090

Before setting up blowoff...
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After attempting to remove cap, and getting sprayed with yeast & hop debris.
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,235
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
I meant to say "liquid" alternatives, it was...

I meant to say "liquid" alternatives, it was implied but not expressed. I agree, not nearly as many dry strains available.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,235
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Just made an Amber ale with S-04. I thought the...

Just made an Amber ale with S-04. I thought the first time I used it (Common Room ESB), that something was different. It's probaby just a matter of tastes because some people do enjoy it, but this...
Forum: Indiana HomeBrew Forum 11-02-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,616
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
I'm from Greenfield, I've only ever shopped at...

I'm from Greenfield, I've only ever shopped at Great Fermentations. Super nice guys over there...

Cheers!
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-18-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,371
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Love their wings but can't afford their beer...

Love their wings but can't afford their beer prices. I'd rather buy the sauce, make em' at home & drink what's in my fridge.
Forum: Hops Growing 08-06-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Sounds like a good plan to me. I'd hate to have...

Sounds like a good plan to me. I'd hate to have to start with new plants again at a new house. I do have mine between two cheapo filters. Got 4 of them for $2.88 at wallyworld. Glad I bought the...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-05-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 59,797
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
That is a ton of hops, how many Chinook plants...

That is a ton of hops, how many Chinook plants was that?
Forum: Hops Growing 08-05-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Yeah they are similar in shape and size for sure....

Yeah they are similar in shape and size for sure. The Centennials seem to be really bright and a lighter shade overall, which I think is why i've hesitated to harvest thus far.

What beers do...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-05-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Centennials are really a gorgeous hop! Not to...

Centennials are really a gorgeous hop! Not to mention quite useful ;-) ...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-05-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Thanks for your input! I was worried about...

Thanks for your input! I was worried about picking too early that I probably let them go too long. The cascade plant had some issues with spider mites as well and that also probably contributed to...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-05-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By SkyHighBrew88
Bought a Foodsaver as well haha! Got the...

Bought a Foodsaver as well haha! Got the 2000/2222 version, how do you like yours?

Also, I picked my Cascade today so how do these look??
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This is my first year harvest and some of the...
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