Ramble On

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Idle Hop Yard

After we brewed at Beaver Run Brewery last weekend, I took a walk out to have a look at the hop yard.  It was idle, not a sign of any shoots yet.  Dan had pruned the hills down and set up the trellis so that everything was ready for spring.

It won't be long at all - I remember a visit last May, and the bines were already topping out.  There's a post here:


After brewing and my little walk around the farm, I went home and tasted a tripel that Dan and Chris had brewed over the winter - with a fire.  Times are good, but the winter can't end soon enough.  I think spring has finally broke.

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