Seems like it’s time to brew beer again. My old Centennial hops I transferred from a visibly way too small pot to a nice spot in my garden are growing like crazy and reaching the roof. I’ve ordered some Maris Otter malt and some US-05 yeast, and I hope to make the same batch of SMASHIPA (duh) I manage to brew quite randomly a couple of years ago. That stupid acronym stands for "Single Malt And Single Hops India Pale Ale" and it tastes better than it sounds.

By popular demand, a couple of hops pictures. The first one was taken in early April and the second one today. The plan is to let it crawl on the roof for maximum sun exposure, though I hope ants won’t ruin everything (last year they sure did, since they built a damn anthill inside the pot.)

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