The first set of hops (Zeus) have been harvested.

Finished the planter boxes and trellis today!

Hoppy 4th of July!

Hop vines are rounding the corners of the eaves.

Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest. Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest.

Throwback Thursday to last years’ Jerktoberfest.

Via Jeff Mcknight: A little late to the game, but I finally got my rhizomes in the ground last night, here’s the “before” picture.  I planted 7 strains: Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Mt. Hood, Newport, Nugget, and Zeus.

Chris’ hop vines at 5 weeks. Chris’ hop vines at 5 weeks.

Chris’ hop vines at 5 weeks.

Sevadjian built some beautiful planter boxes for this year’s harvest. Left to right: Cascade (2013), Cascade (2014), Canadian Redvine (14); Centennial (13), Centennial (14), Sterling (13). Sevadjian built some beautiful planter boxes for this year’s harvest. Left to right: Cascade (2013), Cascade (2014), Canadian Redvine (14); Centennial (13), Centennial (14), Sterling (13).

Sevadjian built some beautiful planter boxes for this year’s harvest. Left to right: Cascade (2013), Cascade (2014), Canadian Redvine (14); Centennial (13), Centennial (14), Sterling (13).

Hop vines at 2 weeks.

The birth of hops.

Hops are sprouting.

Day 1 - Hop rhizomes planted. Cascade in one and Zeus in the other. Day 1 - Hop rhizomes planted. Cascade in one and Zeus in the other.

Day 1 - Hop rhizomes planted. Cascade in one and Zeus in the other.

Today’s lineup. Going to take the Serrano Pale Ale home in the growler.

Trophy part 2.

Trophy part 1.