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Posted in thread: Best Portable C02 Option? on 11-24-2015 at 02:17 PM
This is no help if you are in a hurry, but if you are a patient buyer keep an eye on paintball
tanks at Wally's. I bought a 20 oz talk when they dropped them to $17. Then I thought maybe I
should get ...
Posted in thread: Best Portable C02 Option? on 11-24-2015 at 01:10 PM
You can buy a 20 oz paintball tank at Dick's Sporting Goods for $30 and refill it for a couple
bucks. First fill is free. That's what I use for portable keg dispensing.
Posted in thread: Ball lock liquid disconnect reliability on 11-20-2015 at 06:26 PM
You poured from one keg to the other? Better drink it fast before it tastes like cardboard!
Posted in thread: Oops... on 11-20-2015 at 04:20 PM
Skip the refractometer and use a hydrometer since there's alcohol present. Pour a small sample
and let it sit out for a few hours to degas, you can stir it occasionally to speed things up.
Posted in thread: C02 leak or just regular use? on 11-17-2015 at 09:17 PM
their are like 12 O-rings in a ball lock, 3 of them are in each postRight, but only one is
referred to as the post o-ring. And if wiggling the line or QD is causing a sporadic gas leak,
then the post ...
Posted in thread: C02 leak or just regular use? on 11-17-2015 at 04:31 PM
Sounds like the post o-ring (assuming you're using corny kegs). Are you using pin locks by any
Posted in thread: C02 leak or just regular use? on 11-13-2015 at 05:00 PM
Unless the OP knows the weight of his tank empty, this will not really tell him anything other
than the fact the tank has weight.This is stamped on every tank by law.Weighing the tank will
give you th...
Posted in thread: Favorite recipe for Wyeast 1056 American Ale?? on 11-11-2015 at 03:44 PM
I meant a food recipe (say cookies) that use flour. Should have clarified :pMy point is that
you can brew pretty much any American ale with it. I use it for probably 50% of my beers. Just
to name a fe...
Posted in thread: Favorite recipe for Wyeast 1056 American Ale?? on 11-10-2015 at 05:29 PM
That's like asking for a favorite recipe that uses flour! The Chico yeast can be used in any
American-style ale where you want a neutral yeast. As mentioned IPA/APA/brown/amber, but also a
Posted in thread: Sugar types on 11-09-2015 at 08:38 PM
White granulated sugar is sucrose, the simplest sugar you can get. It is completely
fermentable. Using it in a beer will up the alcohol, but also dry out the beer. You can use a
small amount if that's...