Sun Mar 16, 2008 7:31 am

I just ordered mine yesterday from fresh hops. I got cascade and northern brewer. I can't wait.
on tap: horse feed oatmeal stout, brown porter, honey pale.

In Reserve: oaked imperial amber, dopplebock, imperial IPA,baltic porter.

In fermentors: Imperial stout, APA, brown porter, american brown ale, belgian pale.
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Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:27 am

The Nugget hops I planted last year already broke ground and are about 3 ft. tall. I have two Centennial sitting at my LHBS waiting to be picked up, they're not open on Sundays damnit!
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Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:38 pm

Brew Engineer wrote:

I wanted to get a book/resource on growing them. What would be a good first book? The Homebrewer's Garden?


Try this PDF from Fresh Hops, I think it has all you need:

http://www.crannogales.com/HopsManual.pdf
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Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:15 pm

My Rhizomes arrived today! Yay!

Now they'll have to sit in the fridge for another 4 weeks or so until we thaw out...


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Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:56 pm

Mine arrived yesterday. They too will have to sit in the fridge for 3 or 4 weeks. Just found out we have to move the garden at work before I can plant the hops.

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Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:12 am

Just got mine in the mail yesterday!


Vinnie Cilurzo recommends using bat guano as a hop fertilizer, but it's $2 a pound ... hey Chad can I borrow Crazy Bitch we all know she's batshit crazy so that would probably work
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On tap 2: El Jefeweizen
On tap 3: Vienna
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Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:31 pm

i got a jumbo rhizome of Mt. Hood and a regular spalt about 10 days ago. i put them in pots until the ground is ready. i already have 6 bines on the jumbo about 5 inches tall and 2 on the regular. hopefully it warms up here in a hurry so i can get these in the ground. my cascade is 5 years old and it's already poking through a little. i can't wait to see how this mt. hood does this year. i may not know the AA of any of these but it beats $50 a pound!
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Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:32 pm

I ordered a cascade and an zeus, and planted them about a week ago. They have yet to pop up but I am checking them every 45 minutes till they do.

It is a little hot out here in the desert but my wifes boss )a plant biologist) says you can, and she has sucessfully grown them here.
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