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by jefflmyers
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Belgian Ales?'s
Replies: 5
Views: 9790

Got a Trappist Ale going now.....

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...
by jefflmyers
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Growing Hops -- is it worth the effort?
Replies: 7
Views: 17511

Growing Fuggles hops....

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...