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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-22-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Thanks for the compliment... My old one was a...

Thanks for the compliment... My old one was a Glass door BeverageAir but that thing just sucked way too much power and I couldnt see chopping it up to put a faucet in the wall through it.
Forum: For Sale 07-15-2013, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Yea it was a great deal when i purchased it and...

Yea it was a great deal when i purchased it and it was even better when I could have 10 beers on tap at the same time!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-10-2013, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Another Danby Kegerator conversion

OK,
So here are only a few photos but.... I haven't yet been able to get back into brewing but wanted to have some great brews on tap. I bought a Danby 4.4cuft "Spotless" finish mini-fridge and...
Forum: For Sale 07-09-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
FS: 10 Tap Brass polished Double Pedestal Tower

Hi All,

Just selling this... I used it for about 3 years... Lines need to be replaced. Will come with all Brass taps. Air Cooled.

Currently for sale on eBay: $399 + $35 S&H...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-18-2013, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Bowtiebrewery
^^+1

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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2013, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I also used to put some 1/2 barrels in there for...

I also used to put some 1/2 barrels in there for mine and i was doing this by myself (youth and strength sure do help)

However you can certainly can construct a ramp which you could roll it onto...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I had mine sitting at the bottom of the keezer...

I had mine sitting at the bottom of the keezer (since the beer is drawing out of the kegs from the bottom) and I did not put it in water and it seemed just fine with a differential of 4 degrees on my...
Forum: General Techniques 06-17-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Typically Orange zest is best to be put in at...

Typically Orange zest is best to be put in at flame out or during chilling.... Gives the most extraction while staying safe. However if you are looking to do post fermentation:


I've done this...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Ouch man, you have far more money into that then...

Ouch man, you have far more money into that then I would be willing to put into it... Here is my suggestion. Get a chest freezer and control it with a Johnson controller or a Love Controller. You can...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I usually force keg mine, however my best...

I usually force keg mine, however my best suggestion for success would carbonate with fresh yeast while at high kreusen and depending on your gravity, use some extra priming sugar. YRMV though.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2013, 01:28 PM
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Views: 331
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
So you said that your first pour is sour but it...

So you said that your first pour is sour but it gets better after every pull after that... Now is that the first pour every time or just the first pour from the keg?

It wouldn't make any sense...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-13-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
ok so pin lock connectors you will have to order...

ok so pin lock connectors you will have to order from someone or if you have a LHBS near by you can get them there.

CO2 bottle from somewhere as well, and i would just order 50feet of beer tube...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-13-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
This was 1/2 in birch and I can tell you that it...

This was 1/2 in birch and I can tell you that it is a bit scary with all that weight on that top... The hinges handle it fine, however I can tell you that if you shut your top too quickly, the keg...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-13-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
So have you actually brewed these beers and you...

So have you actually brewed these beers and you are putting them out for guests to consume?

There are a few things we will need to know in order to help you. If indeed these are homebrewed beers...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-13-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I've done it... I didnt use Plywood because it is...

I've done it... I didnt use Plywood because it is very pitted and often inconsistent with the grain... I used Birch then routed it, sanded it, and then cleared over it with poly.
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-13-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Danby kegerator Question

Hey guys...

Its been forever since I've been on the site... I have been out of brewing for almost 1.5 years now and I miss it dearly! But you know the story... Man sees house, man buys house. Man...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-19-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Nope no problems with that It bubbled a bit up...

Nope no problems with that It bubbled a bit up from the bottom and because a carboy cap has an inlet and outet I threw opend the vent and had the extra CO2 Come out as I pushed it in.




I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-18-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,222
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
how much is the hop stopper? $60 right? Because...

how much is the hop stopper? $60 right? Because right now on More beer you can get a FB for $27...

https://morebeer.com/view_product/17240/102216/Stainless_Screen_10

Now yes you will still get...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Bring it to a welding supply place... they can...

Bring it to a welding supply place... they can tell you if it was and the cost of a new one... Most likely its going to be around $25-$35 to fill it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-18-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Actually what i did was attach a SS racking cane...

Actually what i did was attach a SS racking cane through a Carboy cap leaving one end open.. then pushed Co2 through the Racking cane to the bottom to agitate the yeast back into solution... then I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-18-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Yeast Rousing with Co2?!

OK i know that most of the time people rouse yeast by swirling their carboys/ buckets/ conical/ bathroom tub... :)

but... Major Breweries can't do that so they rouse with a pump correct? Obviously...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I can't possibly calculate a noticable difference.

I can't possibly calculate a noticable difference.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-13-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter: What BJCP Category?

Hey all i wanted to see which category the BVIP would go under... Naturally I would think 12C Baltic Porter, but the bourbon and Vanilla would lead me to think that it should be entered as a...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-06-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
I would purchase some gooseneck fittings and you...

I would purchase some gooseneck fittings and you should be fine...

http://www.kegworks.com/images/product-images/C329-BrassGooseneck-b1.jpg
Forum: DIY Projects 01-06-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By Bowtiebrewery
Wow thats uncharted territory there for sure......

Wow thats uncharted territory there for sure... I'm sure you could weld hinges to it, but wouldnt the filler have to be some sort of titanium base? Man thats a good question... Definitely interested...
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