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Old 10-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #1
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Ok so i've had to do a bit of digging to find a place near me that does CO2 fills for my new kegging system. I found a place near by that sells what they call "Beer Gas" which they say is a CO2/Nitrogen mix. I was wondering what are the pro's and con's of a CO2/Nitrogen mix and is there anything special I need to know when using it to force carb? If I choose to go with just straight CO2 I was told by a buddy that I need to make sure I get "food grade" CO2? That sounded like BS to me as i've never heard of "food grade" CO2, anyone know? Thank you all.

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Old 10-22-2012, 09:49 PM   #2
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Beer gas is ment for nitro stouts with creamer faucets or long running lines to push at a higher psi so you don't over carbonate..

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So if I'm understanding you correctly I'll just need straight CO2. Anyone know if "food grade" CO2 is a real thing?

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I get mine from a standard cylinder filler.. nowhere does it say food grade.. my buddy gets his from a welding shop.. I think the food grade is prolly B.S.

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Thank you, much appreciated!

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They keep the food grade CO2 in the back room with the rotor wash and elbow grease.....

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They keep the food grade CO2 in the back room with the rotor wash and elbow grease.....
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