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Posted in thread: What's the diff between CO2 and beer gas? on 08-20-2013 at 12:39 AM
I have not ever been a fan of the Perlick gas cocks on those regulators. I found that if they
fail they are a PITA to check, and I have had many installs where we have removed and replaced
them all (g...
Posted in thread: What's the diff between CO2 and beer gas? on 08-15-2013 at 10:15 PM
I'm also thinking about removing the Y on the gas in side and running a separate beer gas only
line into the cooler with a flare nut so I can dispense commercial Guinness or corny keg stout
Posted in thread: What's the diff between CO2 and beer gas? on 08-15-2013 at 03:46 AM
Micro-matic's blenders have pre-set balance percentages, but with McDantim blenders, you can
adjust the blend% to whatever you want.Micromatic's blenders are made by McDantim.remove the
small screw i...
Posted in thread: What's the diff between CO2 and beer gas? on 08-15-2013 at 03:41 AM
On a somewhat related topic, is there a benefit to having a stout faucet over a standard faucet
if you're just running co2 and no beergas or nitro?The purpose of a creamer or stout faucet is
Posted in thread: What's the diff between CO2 and beer gas? on 08-15-2013 at 03:25 AM
the gas is 5/16, the beer is 3/8 line.TDif the line is short (5 feet or so) the beer line
should be 3/16"inside diameter, not 3/8"2.4 v/v or 2.5 v/v CO2 (typical carbonation for
Posted in thread: SMASH Porter? on 12-01-2012 at 03:15 AM
that was an interesting article. Rather than roasting my own malt, I think I will just have to
use a mix of malts. Maybe when I live somewhere that I can mess around with a home-made malt
kiln I could...
Posted in thread: SMASH Porter? on 11-29-2012 at 03:44 AM
I did some research a while back and found that early porters were made with 100% brown malt. I
realize that with current malting practices and consistency that it is not likely that modern
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-23-2012 at 03:29 AM
If you mean that beer would taste better warmer... I think most breweries/ brewers agree that
the best temps for serving beer are between 38 and 48 degrees. Lighter American style lagers
being closer ...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-22-2012 at 02:30 AM
An Irish red ale generally is 2.2-2.6 volumes of co2 so to be to style you should have a median
volume of 2.3 and to maintain that in your draft system at 36 degrees you should have a keg
pressure of ...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-21-2012 at 03:36 AM
I have 5ft lines with 3/16 tubing dispensing at 10psi@36 degrees am I over carbing the beer?At
sea level 36F @ 10PSI you would net 2.5v/vA thing to keep in mind is that your regulator guage
is going t...