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  • Posted in thread: What about acerglyn!?!?!? on 02-05-2016 at 11:18 PM
    I understand what you are talking about had looked into the process a lot before using it.
    Instead of kill the yeast I could have (should have,I am a little lazy sometimes) said:use
    Camden Tablets to ...

  • Posted in thread: What about acerglyn!?!?!? on 02-02-2016 at 05:51 PM
    newguy29:Sorry for the long wait for the reply I have been busy. To kill the yeast I use a
    combination of Campden tablets and Potassium Sorbate. I do it to keep the sweetness up without
    having to have...

  • Posted in thread: What about acerglyn!?!?!? on 01-15-2016 at 10:22 PM
    I made a batch last spring. I tapped a few trees near the house for syrup. I used 5# of Honey
    and 4# (about of syrup) I can't remember the yeast. It smelled and tasted amazing while
    fermenting, but I ...

  • Posted in thread: Tower of Wood Power on 10-07-2015 at 12:52 AM
    After many years of slowly adding parts my tower gravity brew stand is finished. It has a base
    of about 3ft square and is about 7 feet tall with the HLT on top. The burners are a turkey
    frier and a mo...

  • Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 10-04-2015 at 10:52 PM
    After years of brewing I finally finished and used my brew tower for the first time today. All
    the parts are pieces I have been using and adding to since I started, the last was the HTL with
    sight gla...

  • Posted in thread: Small pressurized serving vessels - ideas needed on 08-08-2015 at 03:58 PM
    I drilled the hole in the cap for the 6 liter bottle the same size as the hole for the
    mini-kegs then I used silicone to seal it to the cap.

  • Posted in thread: Small pressurized serving vessels - ideas needed on 08-06-2015 at 08:18 PM
    I made a portable system using the 6 L Tap a Draft bottles and a DIY Connection for gas and
    beer. The bottles are cheap and the beer tubing is replaceable. I modified plans from for
    mine.

  • Posted in thread: Fermenter for 2.5 gallon batches on 08-03-2015 at 04:21 PM
    I do 2 Gal batches and use a 2 gallon glass cookie jar I got from Wally World for $10 I think
    they have gone up since. I put a plastic plate over the top without a blow off tube. I can also
    put it on ...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 02:39 AM
    Count me in.

  • Posted in thread: Help! My 1y/o kid just shoved a salad tongs into a carboy, backwards. on 07-02-2015 at 03:15 PM
    Use two pieces of cloths hanger wire with u bends on the ends bent up 90 deg. put one on each
    side. as you pullup the tongs you squeeze them together. If the spring in the tongs is stronger
    than the w...

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Posted: 
September 22, 2014  •  05:24 PM
I have just built a mini keg setup exactly like one you posted a pic of in a thread, but I am getting nothing but foam. Already emptied a paintball co2 tank and half a mini keg trying to get it right. Any ideas you have could be helpful. Thanks.
Posted: 
September 22, 2014  •  11:12 PM
@voodoo73
Couple of things it could be:

pinched beer line - maybe in the tee

warm keg or lines

to much pressure - I set mine low, just enough to maintain flow for my portable and the one I had in my kegerator had a long line and a rise to it.

What have you tried?
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