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Old 01-13-2012, 06:46 PM   #3201
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mrb temporarily discontinued their locking spigots while they change to a new version. Iirc, that and the wand should be ready mid-january. Check their site.

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Old 01-13-2012, 06:51 PM   #3202
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MrB temporarily discontinued their locking spigots while they change to a new version. IIRC, that and the wand should be ready mid-January. Check their site.
Is this the new or old one??

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Old 01-13-2012, 06:52 PM   #3203
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Ha! I guess by looking at the end of the URL, this is the old one!! DUUUUURRRP!

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Old 01-13-2012, 08:05 PM   #3204
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Yeah, that's the *ahem* crappy one that comes with the kit. They used a locking spigot for a while that you see on things like slimlines, etc. but are moving towards a spigot that looks more like the one pictured a few posts back now (turns left to right).

The locking spigot and wand are a godsend for bottling. Well worth the few bucks.
The beauty of the wand, aside from preventing aerating the beer, is that you fill to the top of the bottle and when you pull the bottle down it leaves the perfect amount of head room.

Damn beer people are geniuses.

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Old 01-13-2012, 11:47 PM   #3205
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Default Coopers Carbonation Drops

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1)Has anyone used these?

2)How much to use per 1 liter MB PETs?

3)How did it turn out?

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Old 01-14-2012, 12:02 AM   #3206
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Many people have tried them with mixed feedback. Some love the ease, some hate that it's hard to customize the carb level.

Some say they leave a white ring in the bottle, others have no complaints at all.

Their site says 1 drop for 12 oz, and 1 liter = 33 ounces so you don't have an exact amount yous can use.

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Old 01-14-2012, 12:06 AM   #3207
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Many people have tried them with mixed feedback. Some love the ease, some hate that it's hard to customize the carb level.

Some say they leave a white ring in the bottle, others have no complaints at all.

Their site says 1 drop for 12 oz, and 1 liter = 33 ounces so you don't have an exact amount yous can use.

Ya, so I'm thinking that 2.5 drops will be about right. If I can cut them lol
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:13 AM   #3208
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Like I said, you may find they are the greatest things since yeast for your needs. I've never tried them because I got into a rhythm with my priming early on and it works for me.

Good luck.

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Old 01-14-2012, 03:00 PM   #3209
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Default My first primary is cloudy

I recieved the premimum gold edition Mr. Beer kit for Christmas, and started my first batch (American Classic) Blonde Ale, on the 29th of December. I did everything in the instructions to the letter, however, when I went to start the bottling process yesterday, I noticed the brew to be very cloudy with particles in it. Is this normal? Should I continue on with the bottling process or scratch the batch, and start over ?

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Old 01-14-2012, 03:14 PM   #3210
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soccerdude, Rough guess-timate here, 2.25 gals (I know it's actually a hair under that) is about 8 liters. 8 * 2.5 = 20 carb drops. Dissolve in 1 cup of water, bring to a boil, let cool. Gently stir into Mr B.. Sanitize bottles and caps, wait 10 minutes or so, and bottle.
Brooski44, Mr B won't be perfectly clear, but will clear further after a few days in the fridge. Start bottling. As has been said before, a bottling wand is great tool to have. Pete

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