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Posted in thread: MD/DC grain on 05-19-2012 at 02:01 PM
Put me down for 2 sacks of pilsner and 1 sack of pale malt. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Pressure question on 04-28-2012 at 10:14 PM
If you have a highly carbed beer, and want to prevent excessive foaming, while keeping the carb
level constant, use long beer lines 8-10'.
Posted in thread: race track lids on 02-26-2012 at 01:22 AM
You would be wise to put some keg lube on the standard type O ring. I've found they tend to
leak otherwise. I believe some homebrew supply stores carry the flat O rings. Try Williams
Posted in thread: How long off the gas? on 02-05-2012 at 06:33 PM
The fuller the keg, the fewer the beers you'll be able to serve without a source of co2 pushing
the beer. If its full, you'll get only 2-3 pints, if it's 1/2 full, you could serve over a
Posted in thread: didn't get good carbonation on 01-11-2012 at 10:42 PM
Revvy, your response has to become a sticky. How many times has this question come up?
Posted in thread: How do you ensure a keg is sealed? on 01-11-2012 at 12:30 PM
People naturally carbonate in kegs for real ales, so kegs can seal without the initial burst of
co2. It will take longer to carb and ensuring a tight seal to start takes some extra work. Keg
lube and ...
Posted in thread: Keezer cycle time on 01-10-2012 at 05:04 PM
I have my probe in the air inside my keezer. Temp set at -2C with a 5C differential, so my temp
range is -2C to 3 (28F - 37F) which keeps my beer around 34, and the keezer cycles every 45min
or so for...
Posted in thread: Keezer cycle time on 01-08-2012 at 10:57 PM
It always surprises me when people control their freezers using beer temp instead of freezer
air temp. Water, which is what mostly makes up beer, has one of the highest heat capacities of
Posted in thread: 4.7 cu ft chest freezer--keezer? on 01-07-2012 at 03:13 PM
Cut out 2 9" circles, put them in the bottom of the freezer. If they don't overlap, you have
yourself a potential 2-keg keezer.
Posted in thread: co2/regulator question on 12-29-2011 at 02:47 AM
Thats the pressure in the tank pushing against the primary regulator. The number is nearly
meaningless, as it has no bearing on the amount of co2 in the tank. Many of those who keg
(myself included) i...