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Old 07-09-2009, 10:26 PM   #11
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+1 for the Monty Python reference!

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Old 07-09-2009, 10:27 PM   #12
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Cool, so it basically a party big in a box filled with **** beer. What kind of CO2 cartridges does it take?

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Old 07-09-2009, 10:35 PM   #13
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I like how it has an On and Off.

Like someone would just stand there waiting for beer to just drop out of the spout.

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Old 07-09-2009, 10:36 PM   #14
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I like how it has an On and Off.

Like someone would just stand there waiting for beer to just drop out of the spout.
Like self flushing urinals in reverse!
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Old 07-10-2009, 03:54 PM   #15
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Leland Limited: Small High Pressure Cylinders makes small co2 cartridges in a variety of sizes and form factors, they also make the mini-regulator that Williams Brewing sells. A 6L tap-a-draft uses 2 16g co2 cartridges so I'm betting it would take a 30g cart for this 5.7L version. Someone needs to buy one and feed the swill to someone else and take one apart for measurements of the co2 cart.
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Old 07-13-2009, 02:50 PM   #16
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This draft system is doomed to failure if they're really charging $20 for 5.7L of domestic beer. The equivalent of a 16-pack of 12oz beers for $20? You can get those mini 5L kegs for $18 filled with imports like Warsteiner and Paulaner. Let's see... $1.30 per 12oz of Paulaner or $1.25 per 12oz of Coors Light "draft?" This thing would have to be $12 to per on par with the cost of 12-pack bottles or $10 to be on par with the cost of those 30-pack cube o' cans.

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Old 07-13-2009, 05:22 PM   #17
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Yeah, I still am a fan of the 5L german mini-kegs for refilling. Works great for dispensing real ale and bringing it to parties. And thoes are only $15-17, making the coors way overpriced, IMHO.

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Old 07-13-2009, 08:10 PM   #18
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This draft system is doomed to failure if they're really charging $20 for 5.7L of domestic beer.
But it's DRAFT BMC-lite, so you have to compare it to BMC-lite at the local dive purchased by the 13 ounce pint.

Widmer has their hefeweizen in 5Ls for $20.
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I'm sorry if this is a dumb idea or a dumb question. I'm just beginning to get into brewing (made first batch of summer ale tonight, went without a hitch =). When I was at my local grocery store I ran into a small plastic keg of Coor's. It looked very similar to the party pigs I've seen online, and I was wondering if anyone's tried converting these into a usable device. I believe it only costs 20$ and might be worth a try! Thanks for the feedback guys!
This is not a Party Pig. . . this is another model of Tap-A-Draft, made as a disposable unit. You won't be able to reuse it. . . you would be better off buying a reusable Tap-A-Draft.
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Leland Limited: Small High Pressure Cylinders makes small co2 cartridges in a variety of sizes and form factors, they also make the mini-regulator that Williams Brewing sells. A 6L tap-a-draft uses 2 16g co2 cartridges so I'm betting it would take a 30g cart for this 5.7L version. Someone needs to buy one and feed the swill to someone else and take one apart for measurements of the co2 cart.
Tap-A-Draft uses 2 8-gram CO2 cartridges. This Draft-Beer box uses 1 16-gram CO2 cartridge.
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