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Old 02-09-2011, 03:35 AM   #1
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1. I’m planning to buy a used keg and can I use this keg sort of as my secondary fermenting bucket before I hook it up to the Co2 tank?
2. Once it’s hooked up, how long can the beer be stored in the keg?
3. I can regularly remove the Co2 tank from the keg even if there is beer in there. Will that effect the quality of the beer?

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Old 02-09-2011, 03:38 AM   #2
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1. yes. all keggers use kegs as secondaries
2. kegged beer is good for a year, or thereabouts; depending on style. a hefeweizen, less; a belgian, yep
3. no

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Old 02-09-2011, 04:34 AM   #3
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I put wine & mead in mine...

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1. yes. all keggers use kegs as secondaries
2. kegged beer is good for a year, or thereabouts; depending on style. a hefeweizen, less; a belgian, yep
3. no
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What happens to a kegged beer on the 366th day?
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What happens to a kegged beer on the 366th day?
It becomes a vintage. C'mon, everyone knows the difference between a beer and a 20XX vintage ________(style).
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