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Old 09-03-2009, 06:36 AM   #1
Sep 2008
Vancouver, BC
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3rd year of rhizome growth,
10 varieties over ~20 plants
Northern Brewer - 14.3oz
Sterling - 10.4oz
Nugget - 23.9oz
Crystal - 4.0oz
Centennial - 0.3oz
Willamette - 9.9oz
Fuggles - 3.4oz
Goldings - 2.4oz
Mnt Hood - 2.8oz
Cascade - 6.6oz

total = 4.8lbs dried..........should do for ~15-20 batches

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Reason: dried weight update

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Old 09-03-2009, 04:07 PM   #2
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Very nice. Fresh Hop brew in the future?

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Old 09-04-2009, 05:20 PM   #3
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Jul 2008
Greenville, South Carolina
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I harvested my 3rd year hops a few weeks ago. All Cascade. About 9 plants. I got 12oz after drying. I think it was about 3.5lbs prior to drying and was just about a full 5 gallon bucket.
Heros are made 10 gallons at a time.

Kegged/On Tap - Double IPA
Conditioning - Orange Ale

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Old 09-06-2009, 01:27 AM   #4
Sep 2008
Vancouver, BC
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Couldn't wait to brew.........had to decide on a recipe after deciding on a bittering hop

brewed a double chocolate coffee stout with the nugget and willamette
brewed a English bitters with Fuggles and Willamette

Next.... Sterling hopped beer

Ever Vigilant Alt
Shaved Belly IPA
November Bitters

Bobble Butt IPA
On Point ESB
MoKayli Chocolate Espresso
High Tail Amber
Blueberry Honey Wit

Reason: added beer stock

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