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View Poll Results: Do you mostly bottle or keg your home brew?
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Old 01-12-2006, 11:56 PM   #1
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I just bottled my very first brew today and can see where there would be some major advantages of kegging

Just curious...how many of you bottle your home brew versus kegging?



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Old 01-12-2006, 11:59 PM   #2
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I only bottle for gifting and transportation.



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Old 01-13-2006, 12:00 AM   #3
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I have only been brewing for a couple months, and as such, am limited to bottling right now. I have, however, set 2 goals for my brew skills for 2006: to move to AG, and to move to KEG.

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Old 01-13-2006, 12:22 AM   #4
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I bottle heavy ales and wines that take a long time to mature. I bottle for gifts. I bottle a couple of bottles for each keg, and use the bottles for side to side comparisons. I bottle if both kegs are in use. I keg about 80% of what I brew.

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Old 01-13-2006, 12:29 AM   #5
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I just started brewing so I only bottle for now. I plan to maybe start kegging in a year or so $ ya know.

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Old 01-13-2006, 12:40 AM   #6
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keg. ease of cleaning/sanitizing one large bottle over cleaning/sanitizing 50 bottles. i can enjoy by brew sooner than waiting for bottle carbonating.

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Old 01-13-2006, 12:42 AM   #7
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Keg. I enjoy the ease of cleaning and being able to have my own beers on draught whenever I want them.
Nothing like coming home from a long day and pouring a pint of smoked porter or Lake Walk Pale Ale.

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Keg it. Up to 15 gal batches now... Can't see any other way .....especially when I'm drinkin it.

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glad to see ya back Sudster......

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Kegging is the only way to go, right now I am trying to figure out how to get 2 2.5 kegs on my bike to take down to Daytona bike week. Good part is I have 6 weeks to find a way.



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