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Posted in thread: kegging noob; leak question on 12-31-2013 at 03:14 AM
Hi folks, It was a seal thing; I changed out all the seals, pressure held nicely. I think I'm
gold.Gonna rack my stout in there tomorrow, here's hoping there are no more surprises.
Posted in thread: kegging noob; leak question on 12-28-2013 at 07:58 AM
What is an acceptable leak rate? Is there one? Or should a keg hold pressure indefinitely?I've
got a used keg which seems to be losing pressure, ever so slightly. I've lost 2 psi in about 6
Posted in thread: New to kegging: Corny kegs, gas line and OD Differences on 12-27-2013 at 12:42 AM
The line should still fit. Use some boiling water to make the line bigger, and smoosh it on
there. Use a clamp on both connections.Awesome, that did it. Thanks!
Posted in thread: New to kegging: Corny kegs, gas line and OD Differences on 12-26-2013 at 07:54 PM
Morning folks,I'm putting together my equipment for kegging, and I ran into a snag. I have a
corny keg, and the gas line connector has a OD of 1/4". My regulator, however, has OD 3/8"
Posted in thread: Possible blow off with blow off tube? on 11-05-2013 at 04:43 AM
Yep, it's the NB imperial stout. The blow off tube is submerged in what was star san solution
in a gallon jug... which now looks like a half gallon of diarrhea!Leaving town on Friday, so
the plan was ...
Posted in thread: Possible blow off with blow off tube? on 11-05-2013 at 12:27 AM
This wouldn't happen to be the imp stout from northern brewer, would it? That's a
very...energetic kit. :D I've had the same problem with it, had to put the blow off reservoir
in a pan to catch the dr...
Posted in thread: Bucket not sealed on 01-29-2013 at 09:24 PM
I don't even use a lid. I just place the bucket in front of the furnace intake so the wonderful
smell of fermentation permeated the entire house!(I'm joking, of course. You're fine.)You joke,
Posted in thread: Yeast pitch quantity and fermentation time on 01-25-2013 at 06:23 PM
The beer: Danstar Windsor Ale x2~66 degrees Didn't take a reading ( I know, I know, but with
the extract kits I usually don't ).My question was more generic; I'm not really worried about
Posted in thread: Yeast pitch quantity and fermentation time on 01-25-2013 at 06:07 PM
Does the amount of yeast you pitch modify the speed at which a batch ferments?I ask because I
used two packets of yeast on my latest 5 gallon on Wednesday. Had wild fermentation yesterday (
Posted in thread: A better way to oxygenate wort on 11-22-2012 at 07:00 PM
I haven't brewed all that much, but I have never had a problem with the "Shake the hell out of
it" method. Plastic bucket or glass carboy. Extract or grain. Thick or thin wort. Maybe I'm