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  • I brew between 12 and 24 times a year. I usually also have 1-5 wines or meads going as well. The real goal is to keep the taps on the kegerator flowing.
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  • Posted in thread: Keg carbed but not serving on 05-17-2014 at 06:20 PM
    Now that you've figured it out...why are you checking for for CO2 leaks with window
    cleaner?When you spray it on the joints if they're leaking it makes soap bubbles.

  • Posted in thread: Keg carbed but not serving on 05-17-2014 at 04:36 PM
    Thank you for the quick responses everyone, I appreciate it and all of it helped troubleshoot.I
    ended up swapping out the gas poppet from a known working keg. After swapping, the keg I've
    been working...

  • Posted in thread: Keg carbed but not serving on 05-17-2014 at 02:38 PM
    Drop the pressure on the keg and pull the dip tube, that is the only thing I can think of.You
    mean run it without a CO2 dip tube?

  • Posted in thread: Keg carbed but not serving on 05-17-2014 at 02:25 PM
    I have a keg that force carbed just fine (30 PSI @ 40F for about 42 hours) but now won't serve.
    If I leave the keg alone for a while I can get a trickle out of the faucet enough to know that
    it's carb...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this simple mozzarella? No rennet, Will it hold its shape? on 02-21-2014 at 04:06 AM
    Cold smoked, Its pretty easy depending on your smoker. Usually you need to put a tray of ice in
    the smoker and foil one lower sheet. Then you light the smoker till it sets the wood ablaze and
    unplug i...

  • Posted in thread: Official HBT Meatloaf Thread. on 02-21-2014 at 03:58 AM
    recipes aside, what techniques do you use to get the best form and edges while allowing for
    drainage, etc.?

  • Posted in thread: Music Loudness on 02-20-2014 at 05:44 AM
    /me jeep wavei feel your pain.

  • Posted in thread: FedEx opened package! on 02-20-2014 at 04:45 AM
    If they ask about the contents, describe it as a yeast sample. This isn't a joke.\I heard of
    people calling them zymological samples ;) Haven't tried that yet. My box electric motor part
    labels on it ...

  • Posted in thread: What was your Gatewaybeer to craft beer? on 02-20-2014 at 02:57 AM
    It's tough to pin down the gateway beer because it's a slippery slope. That is to say, if you
    define point A as natty light and point B as a local craft beer, there's some midpoints that
    are essential...

  • Posted in thread: Purchasing and filling co2 tanks on 02-20-2014 at 02:45 AM
    Updates:Strangebrew currently charges $25 to fill while you wait. It takes a solid 10-15
    minutes, which doesn't sound like a long time until you're waiting, then it's an eternity. Then
    again, you get ...

how many cups does a normal house have? mine has that times eight.