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  • Posted in thread: Aging in a keg after carbonation on 10-14-2016 at 04:38 PM
    I age carbonated kegs routinely. Brew up a batch, when it's done fermenting put it into a spare
    keg, carbonate at room temperature, then let it sit until I'm ready for it. I've had cider sit
    for 6 mon...

  • Posted in thread: How much gas is enough? on 10-10-2016 at 04:09 PM
    yep, next time, if ever, it's empty, find out what the tank weighs, then you know how much you
    have left in the future...Or just look at the tare weight that's required by law to be stamped
    on the tan...

  • Posted in thread: How much gas is enough? on 10-10-2016 at 02:21 PM
    Unfortunately since compressed CO2 is stored as a liquid (like with propane) you need to weigh
    the tank to figure out how much CO2 is left.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 Container Question on 09-29-2016 at 06:02 PM
    Many of us use paintball canisters to dispense but you'll need an adapter to work with a
    standard regulator.The bad news is that the beer is toast. Once it's oxidized you can't go

  • Posted in thread: Vissani Fermentation Chamber on 08-29-2016 at 07:41 PM
    Keep an eye on craigslist, that's how I got mine.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber heating source on 08-29-2016 at 07:40 PM
    From what I've read the light bulbs and heating fans can get extremely hot which many people
    have concerns about so I think I would prefer a heating mat or FermWrap. I just wasn't sure how
    people impl...

  • Posted in thread: Over pressurized kegs on 08-24-2016 at 04:12 PM
    Sounds like some gunk got in the regulator and is obstructing the diaphragm...

  • Posted in thread: Sanke keg, foam in line. Help please! on 08-22-2016 at 12:48 PM
    The real problem (besides the short serving line) is that your pressure is way too low.
    Commercial beer usually comes carbed up around 2.6-2.7 volumes of CO2. If your keg is at 40
    degrees, that means ...

  • Posted in thread: Do I need Teflon tape on these manifold connections? on 08-04-2016 at 09:04 PM
    His point was it's the flare that seals, not the threads. So taping the threads will not help
    things seal and in fact can cause a leak by preventing the fitting from being fully tightened.

  • Posted in thread: Adding some corn? on 08-02-2016 at 12:36 PM
    I don't believe you need to mill or preboil flaked grains, I've always just added them right to
    the mash.