Hops in the Ground

We planted some Willamette hops in the backyard today. It’s mostly an aroma hops — apparently bittering hops are much harder to grow — but it will be cool to include our own fresh hops in a beer.

In the meantime, we did what I hope is our last mini-mash — a pale ale with cascade and willamette hops. This time, we made many fewer mistakes, and we have all the materials and tools we needed.

We even kept notes — except I used a permanent marker on the white erase board. Whoops. Jill’s Permanent Pale is what we called it.

Advertisements

About enosarris

I write. About baseball, mostly, but also about the anthropology of sports, travel, cooking and sometimes music. But yeah, baseball mostly.
This entry was posted in beer. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s