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Old 01-04-2013, 10:01 PM   #1641
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Hello,
Is there an easy way to remove the co2 from fermenting samples to check gravity with a hydrometer?

What differences are seen in gravity measurements between carbed samples and flat samples?

I read in a different related post that filtering through a coffee filter will remove co2? seems very odd to me...

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place it in a jar with a screw cap and shake it. it works just like making a soda go flat by shaking it.



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I fill to the weld line, use fermcap, and typically get about 2-6oz of blowoff. Cleanup is actually pretty easy with a water-trap between the keg and the spunding valve.
just reading through some older pages of this thread from a few months back, and i'm about to ferment a batch where i want to fill my corny as high as possible.
sorry if this is detailed elsewhere, you can maybe point me to it, but could you describe this water trap? or if others use something (pressurized) between keg and spunding valve? sounds like exactly what i need. thanks
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:35 PM   #1644
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just reading through some older pages of this thread from a few months back, and i'm about to ferment a batch where i want to fill my corny as high as possible.
sorry if this is detailed elsewhere, you can maybe point me to it, but could you describe this water trap? or if others use something (pressurized) between keg and spunding valve? sounds like exactly what i need. thanks
Sure thing. A picture of mine is in here somewhere, but in this post our erudite leader has a picture of his. It's a better picture anyway. All you need is a standard plastic water filter housing, which you can usually find for around 20-30 bucks, plus whatever connections you want to use. Works a dream.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f13/closed-system-pressurized-fermentation-technique-44344/index2.html#post4480005
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perfect ,, thanks !!

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What I use is a second cornie keg. Hose from gas to liquid. With spunding valve on second keg.

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What I use is a second cornie keg. Hose from gas to liquid. With spunding valve on second keg.
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Decided to finally give this a try and so far it seems really simple and could really speed things along with getting from fermenting into the keezer.

I do have a few questions. Does anyone ferment with a single spunding valve but multiple kegs in series? I brew 10 gallon batches and have started fermenting in corneys. Since this is an experiment for me, I only have one spunding valve and used it on only one of the kegs. The other simply has a blow off tube. Can I put the kegs in series with the one valve? Do I need to remove the liquid out diptube?

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Well. Put a 11 gallon Blonde in my brewhemoth. Set the spunding valve pressure to the initial 2 lbs (verified setting with pressurized CO2). Can't wait to see how she turns out and learn how/where to set my spunding valve pressure throughout the ferment.

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Decided to finally give this a try and so far it seems really simple and could really speed things along with getting from fermenting into the keezer.

I do have a few questions. Does anyone ferment with a single spunding valve but multiple kegs in series? I brew 10 gallon batches and have started fermenting in corneys. Since this is an experiment for me, I only have one spunding valve and used it on only one of the kegs. The other simply has a blow off tube. Can I put the kegs in series with the one valve? Do I need to remove the liquid out diptube?
All you need to do is attach both gas ports on your kegs to some sort of manifold with the spunding valve at the end for control of both kegs at the same pressure. I have also wondered about daisy-chaining the kegs together gas on first to liquid on second, and then using the spunding valve on the gas side of the second. But, I don't know how that would work out and it would definitely only work with the same beer.


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