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Old 07-28-2008, 04:18 AM   #1
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Doesn't look like much and I haven't bothered to weight them yet. They are still wet. I think I will just wait until they are properly dried and weight them at packaging.

From bottom to top;

Brewers Gold, Cascade, and Zues.

Man, it really looks like a LOT more on the bine than it does in the tray.
I am thrilled nonethless and can only hope that there is truth in the increasing yields as the plants reach their maturity.

This was about all I could fit in this weekend brewing wise (sigh). I did also manage to throw toghether a couple 1 gallon batches of Mead or Melomel to be specific.

1 Gallon Mead with 12 Ounces Apricot Nectar and 1 Gallon Mead with Madagascar Vanilla Beans to be added post fermentation.

I plan to have these ready by time Amelie is borne (unless its a boy and then I dunno what we call him yet). With any luck, not only will they be ready but they will actually be drinkable too.


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Old 07-28-2008, 04:25 AM   #2
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Old 07-28-2008, 01:26 PM   #4
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I doubt I will have any yield this year. I had some trouble getting mine started. Hopefully they will be ready to go next year though. I hope to have enough this year to at least pick a few and smell them.
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I have hops and and can count them all from the ground.
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A whopping $20.00 street value.

8 total ounces;

4 Zues
2 Cascade
2 Brewers Gold

Ah well, it's 8 ounces more than I had before harvest and next harvest is rapidly approaching.
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I got tiny flowers! Surely nowhere near what you got, but anything helps. I'm so excited for next year!
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A whopping $20.00 street value.
Don't you watch the news. That's $367,897 "street value"..
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Can you comment on where you got those screens? Did you build them or buy them like that? And I would say 4oz from the Zeus for a 1st year plant for a single picking is not bad at all!
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I have 7 cascade vines that should be ready to pick in about a month. Last year I got 3 oz off 3 vines and that was the first year for them.


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