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  • In the middle of a hop field in Yakima WA. Seriously
  • Former Cellarmaster at the old Pyramid Ales plant in Kalama WashingtonrnrnFormer Worker Drone at the Strohs Rainier plant in Seattle WArnrnWorked in Coffee for way too longrnrnCurrently Maintenance Manager with Oregon Cherry Growers
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  • I worked in breweries for years before I ever started home brewing. Got back into home brewing to wean myself off more expensive hobbies my wife was getting pissed about.
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  • Posted in thread: Exploding Swing Tops on 10-03-2016 at 03:58 PM
    Hefeweizen is not normally bottle conditioned at the breweries . In many cases the yeast that
    is in the bottle is not the yeast that was what the beer was fermented with and it is added
    just prior to ...

  • Posted in thread: Digital temperature controller on 12-29-2013 at 03:30 AM

  • Posted in thread: Digital temperature controller on 12-28-2013 at 10:42 PM
    Cleaning out the garage.Johnson Controls A419ABG-3C digital temperature controller. Can be used
    to cycle on an off a freezer to maintain a set point or to cycle a solenoid to maintain brew
    temp. Lots ...

  • Posted in thread: Data recorder / PLC on 06-08-2013 at 09:00 PM
    This is a Graphtec Dataq GL220 midi logger. This unit can act either as a stand alone data
    logger for temperature, pressure, or whatever you you have sensors for or you can connect it to
    your computer...

  • Posted in thread: Lauter screen on 05-05-2013 at 01:24 AM
    OK. Looks like I will be putting an order together from China for screen. This is is wedge wire
    stainless welded dewatering screen . Its what breweries use in their lauter tun floors.This
    time I'll li...

  • Posted in thread: Flow meters for microbreweries on 02-13-2012 at 11:51 PM
    I'll have to back track a bit. Just went out to the shop and checked a few things. I forgot
    that I had repurposed the 2 inch trio wirl a few months back. So that leaves one ABB model
    ST4000 in 1 1/2" ...

  • Posted in thread: Flow meters for microbreweries on 02-13-2012 at 08:56 PM
    This are professional grade high volume flowmeters like you'd find in a brewery . Ive got a few
    new or like new ( as in used once for a few hours ) flowmeters for sale. Two are stainless ABB
    Trio wirl...

  • Posted in thread: Lauter screen on 12-09-2011 at 06:38 PM
    I'm going to have some for what for us would be scrap pieces of 2mm gap 6" round stock. It
    would be fgood for experimentation with a center lauter screen or hop back. email me at
    [email protected] if...

  • Posted in thread: Lauter screen on 11-30-2011 at 03:56 AM
    Be wary cutting that stuff. Its hard . I smoked two reciprocating saw metal blades cutting the
    two that I sectioned. You'll want to use cut off wheels to make clean cuts and you'll go
    through a few.

  • Posted in thread: Lauter screen on 11-28-2011 at 11:37 PM
    They should be trickling into the 7 guys who ordered any day now. They went out last week.

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Former Cellarmaster Pyramid Ales Kalama, WA Former Bottling Supervisor Strohs Rainier Brewing, Seattle Current home brewer and Chemical Plant Engineer