how do the BIG DOGS do it?? - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Hops Growing > how do the BIG DOGS do it??

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-24-2008, 05:47 AM   #1
Jaybird
Sponsor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Jaybird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Nor*Cal
Posts: 7,476
Liked 944 Times on 667 Posts



So the commercial hop growers... how do they set up there growing cables and twine??
anybody know??
JJ
__________________
Need a False Bottom for your Keg, Kettle or Cooler?

I have been making custom False Bottoms for just about everything since 2008

Nor Cal Brewing Solutions, Reddings local homebrew store
(530)243-BEER and (530)221-WINE


Still have questions PM me here or hit the website.

http://www.norcalbrewingsolutions.com and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NorCalBrewingSolutionsfor Facebook only promos too
Smoke Cigars? www.stogietoys.com

*Member: The HBT Sweaty Fat Guy Cigar Club

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2008, 10:16 AM   #2
ScubaSteve
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
ScubaSteve's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2007
New Bern, NC
Posts: 3,677
Liked 83 Times on 57 Posts


You'll have to search for pics, but it's kind of like a main cable that hauls in all the cables the hop bines have climbed. The bines get to like 15-20 feet and this thing rakes them in like a clothesline. You could probably do this on a smaller scale pretty easily.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2008, 02:21 PM   #3
mrkristofo
 
mrkristofo's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Sep 2007
Behind the zion curtain
Posts: 922
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts


Sounds like you need to take a little road trip to Oregon/Washington/Idaho this fall.
__________________
Coming Soon:
Primary: Stone Vertical Epic 08.08.08
Secondary: Oaked Arrogant Bastard
Conditioning: Dead Guy Ale clone, Double-Dubbel
Drinking: Not for a while

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2008, 02:24 PM   #4
eriktlupus
 
eriktlupus's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2007
Cereal City, USA
Posts: 2,618
Liked 13 Times on 11 Posts


here read this http://www.crannogales.com/HopsManual.pdf
__________________
primary1 :UTOPIA BABY(still searching for it)
secondary:middling bastard ipa
kegged:simcoe blonde, crystal pale ale, yellow jacket golden ale, lemon shandy blonde
DRINKIN DAWG BREWERY
LET'S GO RED WINGS


join michigan mashers here

extraction calculator
grains in pounds(G) X 36(average points per gallon of grains) / batch size in gallons(g) = maximum efficiency(ME)
OG / ME = brewhouse efficiency

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2008, 06:53 PM   #5
Jaybird
Sponsor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Jaybird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Nor*Cal
Posts: 7,476
Liked 944 Times on 667 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by eriktlupus
Erik
Thanks for the link! That is a MUST read for anyone setting up a hop garden.
JJ
__________________
Need a False Bottom for your Keg, Kettle or Cooler?

I have been making custom False Bottoms for just about everything since 2008

Nor Cal Brewing Solutions, Reddings local homebrew store
(530)243-BEER and (530)221-WINE


Still have questions PM me here or hit the website.

http://www.norcalbrewingsolutions.com and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NorCalBrewingSolutionsfor Facebook only promos too
Smoke Cigars? www.stogietoys.com

*Member: The HBT Sweaty Fat Guy Cigar Club

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2008, 06:30 AM   #6
Jaybird
Sponsor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Jaybird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Nor*Cal
Posts: 7,476
Liked 944 Times on 667 Posts


poles are on the way 12x 25 footers @ 36.95 ea whoooowe Im gonna be a hop farmer LOL
thanks for the 411 guys
JJ
__________________
Need a False Bottom for your Keg, Kettle or Cooler?

I have been making custom False Bottoms for just about everything since 2008

Nor Cal Brewing Solutions, Reddings local homebrew store
(530)243-BEER and (530)221-WINE


Still have questions PM me here or hit the website.

http://www.norcalbrewingsolutions.com and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NorCalBrewingSolutionsfor Facebook only promos too
Smoke Cigars? www.stogietoys.com

*Member: The HBT Sweaty Fat Guy Cigar Club

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2008, 02:31 PM   #7
david_42
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2005
Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,593
Liked 151 Times on 142 Posts


Tiffiny not included.

__________________
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2008, 02:42 PM   #8
BakerStreetBeers
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
BakerStreetBeers's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Petaluma, CA
Posts: 307
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by david_42
Tiffiny not included.

That's beautiful. And the hops look pretty good too.
__________________
Primary: Apfelwein
Secondary: nada
Kegged: African Amber Clone
On Tap: Dunkelweizen, Strong Irish Red
On Deck: Agave Wit, DC's RyePA, Belgian Blonde

"Ale man, ale's the stuff to drink / For fellows whom it hurts to think."
- Housman

 
Reply With Quote


Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dogs TxBrew General Chit Chat 3799 Yesterday 02:38 PM
Dogs and gas beerfan General Chit Chat 24 01-10-2016 03:59 AM
F*kn dogs TXCrash Drunken Ramblings and Mindless Mumbling 6 04-20-2009 04:50 PM
Dogs & Hops Shonuff General Chit Chat 10 02-28-2009 05:07 PM
For The Dogs ... JustDave Cooking & Pairing 2 10-16-2007 10:42 PM


Forum Jump