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Ingredients / Re: Dry hopping with whole leaf
« on: July 28, 2011, 06:51:39 PM »
Free flowers in glass
are just too beautiful not to try it. ;)

My rafts never sink; I just pop the siphon down through and rack out from under it.

Cheers to the Ahtanum dry hop!

The Pub / Re: Bufo in the yard (pic)
« on: July 26, 2011, 03:24:07 PM »

Pinnah, I ain' saying the name of that toad cause if I say the wrong thing, then all of a sudden
my entire world crashes down into a "Habitat" and I loose .....Edit: besides that I ain't  no Herpatologist.

 :D Fair enough.  Toad is a toad, and having habitat to get one in is good stuff.

I was just out moving water in the pasture,
kicked up a snipe
went over to where it had been and found a dismembered frog.

I did not know snipe were frog hunters?

The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: July 26, 2011, 03:20:06 PM »
It is indeed shaping up to be an epic mushroom year. 8)

The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: July 26, 2011, 01:00:46 PM »

 8), NWS Warning
Stay out of the slot canyons today!
I love the monsoonal flow.  Really early this year, normally not until August afternoons.
My hops are loving it.

The Pub / Re: Bufo in the yard (pic)
« on: July 26, 2011, 12:55:09 PM »
 8)  What kind of toad do you have there?  Great Plains toad? 

That fat bastard Dingo has in the garage is some imported bull frog,
they are taking over the state and spreading fungus. 

I am partial to the leopard frogs around here.
One surprised me in the garden last week.

Ingredients / Re: Show us your Hops 2011!
« on: July 24, 2011, 01:55:56 PM »
Soon, the work will begin.

Here are some Cascade and Zeus.

Cheers to harvest 2011!

The Pub / Re: Fleas
« on: July 23, 2011, 02:53:57 AM »
I find it interesting that many of the people advocating organic gardening in other threads, are the same ones saying that they put topical flea treatments on their pets which can cause liver damage.

You don't eat your pets  ::)

I find it interesting that the strong Gordon posted up an early pic of Flea. ;D

My dogs itch occasionally, and my wife snaps one up from time to time, but we don't worry over it too much.

Beer Recipes / Re: Sorachi Ace Saison, feedback time!
« on: July 22, 2011, 04:32:30 AM »
Yum, I have been thinking of a sorachi saison for a while now.  I love me some semony sorachi.

Tank, what you have there for yeast? and if you were a poor LHBS buyer, would you go with the 3711?

General Homebrew Discussion / Re: This is torture.....
« on: July 22, 2011, 04:23:40 AM »
um yea, torture.

I guess yer ma never told you about the thirsty kids in china?

The Pub / Re: Triplets!
« on: July 21, 2011, 01:30:50 AM »
Wow on the triplets!  Seems deer know when the resource base is good and pop out a three fer when the conditions are good.

I bet that bird feeder is helping out!

The Pub / Re: My New Toy
« on: July 21, 2011, 01:26:26 AM »
You may just have to move. ;D

Sounds dreamy, but man, the growing season in that valley will keep me out forever.
I do have a few survey plots down that way, up river and at treeline, and I will stop in to sample your product.

Might have to make a special trip in October though. ;)  Yehaw on the double.

Best of luck with your new toy. 

I saw an old arse Toyota up here today with a Colorado style bumper sticker that read
Silverton Brewery.

Hopefully you don't piss those folks off. ;D

The Pub / Re: My New Toy
« on: July 19, 2011, 09:24:42 PM »
Yum.  Sounds like I need to come down and try your taps.

Ingredients / Re: Male hop plant
« on: July 19, 2011, 09:22:23 PM »
I have a bisexual Zeus.  Its name is Pat.

I snip the males there are not very many.

I have also had an all male Crystal.  That bastid never did get any feminine parts, so I let him have it with some Roundup.

Neither of these plants were stressed.  Both came from Freshops.  It happens.

What is a bit scary, is that I have hops in the garden coming up from seed; I also have one plant that appeared over 50m away from any other plant that I swear seems to be a cross between the male Crystal and a Chinook.

Hops are wicked prolific and have the genetic potential to take care of business themselves. :o

The Pub / Re: My New Toy
« on: July 18, 2011, 06:57:39 PM »
Yeast as a new toy.  I guess I am a little slow here. :-[

So is the Icepick the first to go?  I was pretty excited to hear AIPA is your favorite style.
Any plans to head north for a few sacks of fresh hops in August, or is a wethopped sesonal too much of a PITA.

The Pub / Re: Vibrams
« on: July 18, 2011, 02:51:25 PM »
I saw them on sale at Mountain Gear this weekend.

How are they for arch support?  That seems to be my problem at the moment.

But seriously, I don't think I would be caught dead with those things on my feet.
Although I can remember folks laughing at me when I bought my first pair of Tevas back in '88. ;)

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