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Old 09-13-2012, 08:47 PM   #11
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Just updating with some pics. This is my 3rd bucket filled...I love this time of year.


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Old 09-15-2012, 04:11 AM   #12
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i only took pix of wet-hopping, cold-crashing and bottling... but here goes.

pic 1: the victims. some dried, some fresh... additional fresh cones were picked after the image was taken.

pic 2: getting fresh hops through the neck of a carboy is a PITA. i used a paper funnel and a chop-stick to poke them in.

pic 3: got lupulin? close-up of the paper funnel and chop-stick after stuffing in all the hops. yes, all that yellow gunk on the white chop-stick is lupulin. i scraped it off afterwards and added it to the carboy (obviously).

pic 4 & 5: cones taking a bath (continued in next post)


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What hops should I grow? Looking for cheap honey?

Drinking: Tripel'ish, oud bruin, gueuz'ish thing, saison bottled with ECY34, imperial chocolate stout, dubbel
Carb'ing: local sour cherry kriek
Aging: TYB saison brett blend, Tripel'ish with brett, sour cherry mead, rye sour ECY20/ECY34 split, several other sours, acerglyn
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:16 AM   #13
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(continued)

pic 1: after 4 days of wet-hopping and 24 hours of cold-crashing

pic 2: got trub?

pic 3: the end result. i got 45 bottles out of this batch, instead of the usual 48-50. the missing juice was absorbed by the hops. just cracked open my first one tonight, after 8 days of carbing... it's AWESOME. recipe: http://hopville.com/recipe/1637485 in case anyone cares.
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Drinking: Tripel'ish, oud bruin, gueuz'ish thing, saison bottled with ECY34, imperial chocolate stout, dubbel
Carb'ing: local sour cherry kriek
Aging: TYB saison brett blend, Tripel'ish with brett, sour cherry mead, rye sour ECY20/ECY34 split, several other sours, acerglyn
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:09 PM   #14
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sweetcell: when do I get to try one of these? They look amazing!!

Just did my harvest brew: Stone Pale Ale clone with 6 oz of wet Columbus straight out of the garden. It smelled heavenly!! Here's a shot of what it looked like:



Couldn't get a good pic due to the steam...this was the best of many shots I took.
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sweetcell: when do I get to try one of these? They look amazing!!
next time we see each other, obviously

better be soon'ish, they're going relatively quickly. solid tasty IPA without being over the top.

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Just did my harvest brew: Stone Pale Ale clone with 6 oz of wet Columbus straight out of the garden. It smelled heavenly!! Here's a shot of what it looked like:



Couldn't get a good pic due to the steam...this was the best of many shots I took.
i hear ya on the pix - steam ruins everything. i had a few of my boil and the pictures just don't do it justice. i deleted them on the spot.

would love to try one of your home-hopped SPA's. gonna have to line up a beer swap soon!
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Just tapped my Wet Hop Ale for the first time! Cold crashing helped with clarity some, but I am leaning towards some sort of filtration system! The bitterness seemed tame at first but built up on the back of the tongue with each sip. I used us-05 at its lower temp range and the result was a mingled peach/apricot aroma combined with grapefruit from the cascade/chinook. Very clean and dry, really pleased with the outcome
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Great shot. I need to take a pic of mine. It's all carbed and ready...I'm loving it. Really unique and tasty.
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Great shot. I need to take a pic of mine. It's all carbed and ready...I'm loving it. Really unique and tasty.
Do it! I would be cool to have a look at what others did for their wet hop recipes.


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