Originally Posted by furstyjaymar13
Hi all, I need to buy a keg suitable for secondary fermentation/carbonation and then serving. Ive been looking at a keg with simple vent cap and tap at the bottom rather than s30 valves and having to use co2 cartridges. would a vent cap be suitable enough to carbonate my beer?
I've seen corny kegs with caps that have been outfitted with airlocks (its just an extra cap with a hole drilled, grommet added, and airlock inserted).
However, you cannot carbonate a beer in a vessel with an airlock. Carbonation builds pressure and it will all escape if the vessel isn't sealed.