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Hops / Re: Rhizomes
« Last post by shazapple on Yesterday at 10:35:23 AM »
My Hops are doing well this year. I have one hersbrucker I got from Roger last year that seems to be doing well. The cascade are to the top of the pole with the centennial and hersbrucker not far behind. Some burrs are starting to form so I'm going to switch to a low nitrogen fertilizer. Things seem to be progressing faster than previous years but it has been warm.

I didn't water at all last year and there was a noticeable size difference in the cones so this year I've been a bit more diligent. I also abandoned the hay ground cover and instead use a flame weeder to keep around the base free of weeds.
This promo did well last time so I am going to run it again with a couple new additions:

Purchase of any size FastFerment conical fermenter (14g, 7g, or 3g) and choose one of the following rewards:

1) A free East Coast Hoppers allgrain beer kit (with the exception of the DIPA kit), scaled to match the size of the fermenter purchased

2) A free Mangrove Jacks extract beer kit (makes 23L)

3) 50% off a Mangrove Jacks cider kit (makes 23L)

Additionally, all FastFerment accessories and FastRacks for beer and wine bottles are on sale for 10% off!

Great time to upgrade or get started into the wonderful hobby of brewing!

*discounts are applied in cart at checkout; while supplies last; deal expires 25-Jul-2018 at midnight.
General / Re: What's Brewing?
« Last post by mikegraham on July 20, 2018, 03:59:58 PM »
Sounds like we are all in the same boat here
General / Re: What's Brewing?
« Last post by Two Wheeler on July 20, 2018, 11:21:33 AM »
Oh man I'm way behind on brewing it's been super nice and busy this summer. And my keg fridge died! Gotta get back at it!
General / Re: What's Brewing?
« Last post by pliny on July 20, 2018, 09:07:32 AM »
Same here, I hadn't brewed since April 30th.
Brewed a Belgian Bruin/Belgian Dubbel (Leffe Brune Clone) on Tuesday. Not super strong or anything, but I think if it finishes where I think, it'll be something like 5.9% ABV (instead of the suggested 6.5%ABV) which is fine with me given that I'll end up with 10 gallons of it.
General / Re: What's Brewing?
« Last post by mikegraham on July 19, 2018, 08:13:39 AM »
First brew day in over 2 months it will be a basic pale ale for the rest of the summer. Now to plan something different for next week to brew.
Classifieds / Re: Kijiji Ad
« Last post by blisster on July 17, 2018, 01:43:56 PM »
Vendors / Galaxy, Nelson, Lemondrop lots of new hops!
« Last post by eastcoasthoppers.ca on July 11, 2018, 07:49:09 PM »
Just got in some more new hop varieties (well the Galaxy and Nelson I already had but only in manufacturer packs), available in East Coast Hoppers 1oz vacuum packs and in-stock:

2018 Galaxy
2017 Nelson Sauvin
2017 Apollo
2017 Lemondrop
2017 Cashmere
2017 Bravo

Still have on the way a fresh supply of:
2017 Citra
2017 Warrior
2017 Challenger

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Miscellaneous / New Newfoundland Brewery.
« Last post by Waterlogged on July 03, 2018, 10:49:27 AM »
Miscellaneous / Re: Water
« Last post by ECH on June 29, 2018, 01:26:26 PM »
Thanks Rob,

For now I am just going to start with a clean slate and go with R/O water from one of the stores. Thought it would cost me more that it is. $3 for 5 gal is not bad. Pay more for distilled.

Not sure how I could factor the water softener salts in the water even if I did have your water profile, nevermind assuming we are on the same ground water, which is likely, and even if we weren't, we are close enough that there likely wouldn't be much difference.
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