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Posted in thread: Will Sanke kegs ever be popular with homebrewers? on 09-13-2014 at 07:47 PM
I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that at least 75% of the kegs on craigslist are left
over from a party, forgotten about for awhile, and then not returned... either because they
lost the receip...
Posted in thread: Will Sanke kegs ever be popular with homebrewers? on 09-12-2014 at 02:56 PM
So a used corny is about $60 now.A new 1/6bbl sanke is $74 from Stout tanksA new "corny" is $80
- $100That is a great deal on a new Sanke keg. Looking into Sanke's the other thing I like is
that you c...
Posted in thread: Boiling with lid on question..... on 09-12-2014 at 02:23 PM
+1^ to what RM-MN said.As to the red highlighted quote above, that is not a simple exhaust flue
commercial breweries use. It's a heavily power-vented hood, and if you've ever been in a
brewery, on the...
Posted in thread: Will Sanke kegs ever be popular with homebrewers? on 09-12-2014 at 03:51 AM
I have brewed close to 1000 gallons over the years....98% were put into corny kegs. I don't
ever recall ever having to scrub a serving keg....like you said a hot PBW solution works
wonders. It is even...
Posted in thread: Will Sanke kegs ever be popular with homebrewers? on 09-12-2014 at 03:30 AM
Now I know some guys are using them successfully but I wonder if they will surpass Corny kegs?
I have 11 cornies right now and would like to get some more kegs but the price of used cornies
is almost ...
Posted in thread: Boiling with lid on question..... on 09-12-2014 at 03:17 AM
I don't think he's asking about risking it by boiling completely covered. I think he's mostly
getting at, how much venting does one really need to drive off DMS precursors? The big boys
don't boil in ...
Posted in thread: Boiling with lid on question..... on 09-12-2014 at 01:37 AM
So I am well aware of the conventional wisdom that you "never" boil your wort with the lid
covering your kettle. The theory is that it will trap the precursors to DMS in your wort.
Posted in thread: SteriPen for starter sanitation? on 09-08-2014 at 04:51 PM
It won't work. Steripens don't work in cloudy mediums, the UV light is blocked by the crud. And
FWIW I ditched my Steripen for backpacking years ago. Sawyer's filters are simply a better
choice. I don...
Posted in thread: SteriPen for starter sanitation? on 09-08-2014 at 01:48 AM
I use a SteriPen for sanitizing drinking water in the backcountry. It is basically a UV light
that is dipped into your water bottle for a specified period of time....60 seconds will purify
1L of water...
Posted in thread: Can you get paid for home brewing beer on 09-03-2014 at 02:15 AM
provides a summary of each state's laws. As near as I can figure out for California, where I
live, section 23356.2 of the Business and Professions Code does not prevent me from brewing for
a friend ...