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Old 09-08-2011, 05:48 PM   #11
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I just finished drying my 3rd year Cascades and didn't notice nearly as much grassy aroma as I have the first 2 years. Maybe they loose the grassy aroma as they age?

My Cascades look just like yours. My Columbus are looking like square and elongated cones this year though.

My daughter was also out helping me pick the hops from the vines this past weekend. It was great, she had to mention how every cone smelled like beer

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Old 09-08-2011, 10:42 PM   #12
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side note hops can kill ur dog i didint know about that untill i started growing my own hops and planted them far away from my house and put a small fence around it , just thought id share the info for anyone who might not know.
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