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Old 09-11-2011, 06:24 PM   #1
Nov 2009
Bainbridge, Pa
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I harvested my first batch of cascade the other day. I got 3/4 lb off one rhizome & I think some hung too long & got too dry. We just had torrential rains & flooding so harvesting was out of the question at that time. Should I keep them or are they too dry? Smell great though....

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Old 09-11-2011, 07:33 PM   #2
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I had this happen a few years ago, was about a week away from harvest and then it rained. When the sun came out it burnt them and looked like yours do now. They did not taste good when I brewed with them so I tossed the rest out. However, that was on my second harvest so it may be that I did not dry them well enough too (some of my 3rd year harvest did not get dried enough and they are no good to dry hop with).

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Old 09-12-2011, 01:44 AM   #3
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my pole came down in a storm in august(3rd or 4th year plants) but i still got a harvest.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:52 AM   #4
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