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  1. mccamich

    Dry hopping with wild hops

    I picked some wild hops this past summer form my friend's backyard. I don't know the variety. I got about 8 ounces or so. I ziploc baggied them, rolled them out, and threw them in the freezer until I wanted to use them. Now I want to use them to dry hop an IPA I made. Some questions... 1...
  2. B

    Style suggestions for Hallertau Mittelfrüh

    Hello and thank you all again for reading my post and for the suggestions. This is my first time growing hops and the little flowers are just starting to form. I was wondering if anyone had any ale style suggestions I could utilize my Hallertau Mittelfrüh hops with. I’m not expecting a large...
  3. 2row

    Michigan Anyone try hops from Blue Lake Hops in Michigan?

    Does anyone have experience using hops from Blue Lake Hops in west Michigan? Looks like their process is to freeze and vacuum pack fresh hops from the bine with no drying or additional processing. I'm interested to learn more about how they perform in a brew day and resulting beer. THE BLUE...
  4. EdWort

    Second try at hops

    Howdy, It's been a long time since I've posted and this year I've decided to give hops another try in central Texas. This time, it was 4 Cascade rhizomes, but planted in a large deep water trough using the same setup for the twine for the hop bines to climb. So far so good. One has reached...
  5. S

    Fresh Hop price curiosity, have you ever bought any and what is a good price?

    So an opportunity to possibly buy some fresh hops straight from a farm has presented itself to me. I know that for most homebrewers dried, or pellet hops are what is typically used. However, has any one here ever used fresh "wet" hops, and if so what kind of price did you pay for them. I know...