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  • Seattle, WA
  • Making Beer and Wine,Umpireing Baseball
  • Civil Engineer
  • Fritz Timm
  • Country
  • Cascade Brewers Club
  • Been wine making about 10 years and about 6 years ago discovered I had virtually all the necessary equipment for Beer. Now into kegging everything and am moving to all grain as I get the equipment necessary.
  • American Brown
  • Keg - Cul-De-Sac Pumpkin Ale
  • Male
  • Married


  • Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 06-29-2013 at 05:45 AM
    is what mine are looking like this year. On the left is my Glacer, and on the right is my
    Cascade, going wild.

  • Posted in thread: Keezer Dead? on 12-31-2011 at 04:35 AM
    Wow. What a bummer. My keezer is not cooling any more and is kind of wirring, but not a normal
    freezer doing good cooling things kind of noise. Is this the dying sounds of a keezer giving
    up, or is th...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use a 240V 4500-5500W heatstick? on 01-17-2011 at 05:42 AM
    Don't be so quick to discount scorching if you use high density elements for your boil. I have
    and have had issues with scorching (light charcoal taste). If you are going to go full boil
    with your ele...

  • Posted in thread: Heatstick melted! on 01-17-2011 at 05:39 AM
    Unfortunately, I had the exact same "melt down" happen to me. My 5500 watt 220 volt high
    density heat stick had to be bent 90 degrees to properly fit in both my boil kettle. I knew
    that right at the b...

  • Posted in thread: Purple Hops on 12-02-2010 at 05:38 PM
    From the "CENTRAL JERSEY INVASIVE SPECIES STRIKE TEAM" web site, Invasive Plant Fact Sheet,
    Japanese Hops (Humulus japonica) The pictures do look a lot like your pictures. But, at the end
    of the write...

  • Posted in thread: Soldering a 1" Lock Nut to Sanke Keg, with Pictures on 11-23-2010 at 11:06 PM
    Hey Quaffer, where did you source the lock nut you used? I am a long way from the east coast,
    but not that far from Snohomish, here in snowy (???) Renton.

  • Posted in thread: Trellis Designs? on 11-15-2010 at 05:36 PM
    My trellis system was limited to materials on hand, but chain link fencing top rails worked out
    very nicely. The rails nest/slide inside each other about six inches, and are typically 10 feet
    long. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Burner Wind Shield Design Considerations... on 09-24-2010 at 02:43 PM
    Do you have a picture?

  • Posted in thread: Your Keg Washing System? Looking for ideas. on 09-13-2010 at 08:02 PM
    Four pages. Wow. Lots of ways to skin this cat, and I really appreciate all the responses. This
    could have turned into a debate about one way. Instead, I see all kinds of answers. My original
    intent w...

  • Posted in thread: Cascades hop harvest aroma??? on 09-10-2010 at 05:07 PM
    Great discussion on the fine points, especially for my Cascades. I think I will give them a few
    more days. They are papery and crunchy, but the smell is grassy, and the lupulin is still a
    bright "yell...