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Currently brewing an oatmeal stout for St. Pats day. Actually it is an Imperial stout, I'm using Trappist ale yeast. The SG was 1.085, lots of fermentables. After about 3 weeks the SG is now 1.004. This stuff never went nuts fermenting but is still chugging along (bubbles about every minute ). I'm s...
- Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:18 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Growing Hops -- is it worth the effort?
- Replies: 7
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I've been growing hops for the last 4-5 years. I got some rhizomes from a brew buddy and they really took off. I harvest about 50 cups of hops "flowers" annually. I use about 1 1/2 cup of frozen hops per batch for a "normal" 5 gal. batch. I harvest them in late July and early Aug. here in the NE. Do...