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Posted in thread: Tap was working yesterday; not it's not on 08-16-2010 at 02:16 AM
I experience somthing like this from time to time. I have recently discovered that it is
because beer in the beverage line on the outside of the keg has frozen. It typically happens
when I only have o...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-22-2010 at 05:11 PM
Filling straight from the keg will introduce oxygen into the beer. The effects are not usually
noticed if consumed right away. However, many feel that you should not use this method if the
beer will n...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-03-2010 at 06:08 PM
I am not really sure how long it will take to cool the beer. I always leave mine overnight
before force carbing. I would be leary of using the deep freezer to cool your beer unless you
have a temperat...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-03-2010 at 04:44 AM
You could definitely do it with one keg, but to do 4 or 5 batches could take some time, as you
need to completely chill the beer before you carbonate it. If you had access to a walk-in
cooler, that wo...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-03-2010 at 01:21 AM
oh, I forgot to mention that a jockey box if it is properly set up pours pretty easily, but you
bring up a good point that it may prove challenging to some people.However, I am sure that it
will be ea...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-03-2010 at 01:15 AM
If you are planning to use cornie kegs, you will need CO2 to push the beer for serving. Since
you will already have CO2, I would suggest that you do not naturally carbonate in the keg.
Posted in thread: Carbonation in the Canadian Alpine on 07-03-2010 at 12:24 AM
You should be fine to carbonate ahead of time. The beer will not need much time to settle. I
have transported fully carbonated corny kegs to many camping trips, tapped the kegs within
minutes of arriv...
Posted in thread: spiced christmas ale not spiced enough on 12-13-2009 at 12:28 AM
I would suggest boiling some spices in water, and then adding the spice tea to the keg. This
will be the quickest way to add the desired flavor to the beer.You will also be able to add a
bit at a time...
Posted in thread: kegging questions on 12-02-2009 at 06:17 AM
The craigslist ad seems ok, but it is not a killer deal.As for whether you can carb you keg at
room temperature, yes you will be able to, but once it is cooled the carbonation level will
change. You w...
Posted in thread: Tapped my first keg, problem... on 11-27-2009 at 06:23 PM
You can release the pressure from the keg, remove the 'out' poppet and pull out the dip tube.
You can then inspect it to see if there is a blockage.