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Old 06-29-2011, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default 2 things! Michigan and keg/bittling help.

Ok first thing is I'm curious if I keg my beers and then want to bottle then can I pour them straight in from the tap without adding sugar to the bottle? Another thing is I'm just curious who on this forum is from Michigan. I was just curious if there was anyone near me that I could compare ideas with etc etc I'm in lower michigan. I'm in lapeer which is near flint,davison,grandblanc.......

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Old 06-29-2011, 06:53 PM   #2
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I am not from Michigan but you can do that with a special wand attachment. I am not sure what the wand attachment is but I know that they exist and friends of mine have done it. Basically you can not put the bottle up to the faucet and pour that way.

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Old 06-29-2011, 06:57 PM   #3
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A huge majority of this forum seems to be from MI.

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I remember one being called a "bottling gun" by a home brewer on youtube. The co2 tank powers it I think. It's like a pressurized bottling wand.
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Michigan rules. Hey Lapeer, I grew up in Almont and lived in Imlay City before moving down south.

Here's a great thread about bottling from the keg.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/we-n...eer-gun-24678/

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Old 06-29-2011, 07:37 PM   #6
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Tons of great brewing going on in Michigan with places like Bell's, New Holland, North Peak, Jolly Pumpkin, Right Brain, Detroit Beer Co., Sherwood Brewing just to name a few. That has got to trickle to the home base!

To answer your second question, I'm in Macomb MI now (walking distance to a great homebrew store Cap N' Cork!), but grew up in Fenton which is in the Flint Metro League with the Lapeer schools.

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It appears that those of us from Michigan are the largest geographic sector on this forum. There's over 500 of us on the Michigan Masher's Subforum alone.

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I'm from Michigan and am currently living in the Communist City of Ann Arbor. I am not an experienced brewer tho

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I'm from Michigan and am currently living in the Communist City of Ann Arbor. I am not an experienced brewer tho

that's a funny one.
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Well no offense to other states but Michigan is the great beer state lol. I was just curious because for all the people I know I only know a few who are into brewing and I don't know any any shops that are too close to here... Like we have lager mill in frankenmuth, cap n cork, and hop mans but there all over a hour away for me

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