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Old 02-18-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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Anybody have a good place to find dry ice in the city? My keezer quit working but I have a beer on tap that I want to try to finish up...thinking this might be my best chance to keep it cool for a week or so...

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Old 02-18-2013, 05:12 PM   #2
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Do you have a garage? Can't help with the dry ice, but my carboys are keeping at 40 deg lately in the garage.

Edit: that's assuming you have picnic taps. Not sure of tour setup, but might be difficult depending.

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Old 02-18-2013, 05:16 PM   #3
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Do you have a garage? Can't help with the dry ice, but my carboys are keeping at 40 deg lately in the garage.

Edit: that's assuming you have picnic taps. Not sure of tour setup, but might be difficult depending.
The garage isn't attached and the unit is in my basement currently. I don't want to carry it up a flight of stairs and across the yard.
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Nowadays you can get dry ice in most grocery stores or big box stores. Since almost every community can have a major power outtage anymore it's common everywhere. Meijer's has it right by the exit. Usually in a cooler like this.

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The garage isn't attached and the unit is in my basement currently. I don't want to carry it up a flight of stairs and across the yard.
Yeah, that doesn't sound like fun.

(773) 274-6394, call these guys. In the summer they have carts of ice cream running around town, kept on dry ice. I used to buy small amounts from the vendors for "experiments" lol. They might be able to tell you where to get some.
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Try these guys out:

http://www.polariceco.com/

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Thanks everyone for the replies. I need to move on this soon.

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The ice cream store 31 flavors has it.

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