Hop Growing 2018

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bigchris
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Re: Hop Growing 2018

Post by bigchris » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:39 pm

First brew now on the go. Picked the hops and straight into the boil. 150g of green hops.
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Re: Hop Growing 2018

Post by Meatymc » Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:22 pm

bigchris wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:50 am
Many of the hop flowers have leaves growing from within the petals. Not seen this before
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I had this last year with my Northdown when I had a cracking harvest - I picked the biggest leaves out. Nothing in this years.
bigchris wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:39 pm
First brew now on the go. Picked the hops and straight into the boil. 150g of green hops.
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Based on what I've been told in my Drying Hops thread, that equates to 33g dry weight.

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Re: Hop Growing 2018

Post by Hanglow » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:10 pm

I had a few cones like that with the leaves sprouting out too


managed to dry enough hallertau mittelfruh from my two plants to get 600g dried, quite pleased with that. Still got a small centennial to go, might get 100g dried from that one this year.
Planned: Green Hop ale
Fermenting: Nothing
Bottled: Home grown Halletau Mittelfruh golden ale, centennial golden ale, Brown Kolsch, Strong Burton with Brett C

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Re: Hop Growing 2018

Post by Hanglow » Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:11 pm

Finally picked my centennial earlier in the week. Managed about 600g dried of hallertau mittelfruh (2 plants) and 250g dried centenial (1 plant) which was a lot more than I expected, there was a lot of cones hiding from sight on that plant :) . I think I'll remove one hallertau plant next year, plant it somewhere wild and split the centennial so I can have more of it.

What weights did everyone else end up with?
Planned: Green Hop ale
Fermenting: Nothing
Bottled: Home grown Halletau Mittelfruh golden ale, centennial golden ale, Brown Kolsch, Strong Burton with Brett C

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