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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-26-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By JoeCoastie
Personnally I think you'll pay way to much in...

Personnally I think you'll pay way to much in shipping if you go the ebay route, been there done that!

You can get used kegs from Homebrewusa.com, they have free shipping on order of $50.00 or...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-26-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,942
Posted By JoeCoastie
Good question, I don't think there is really a...

Good question, I don't think there is really a wrong way to do it, just a matter of preference. When I brew I use the nylon socks for my hops as well as the grains. This reduces any build-up you...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-22-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By JoeCoastie
I'm not really familiar with the equipment you're...

I'm not really familiar with the equipment you're using, but it sounds like the temp. being as low as it is could cause the fermentation process to take a longer. Be patient, hope for the best, and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-18-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By JoeCoastie
You can also get them filled at fire fighting...

You can also get them filled at fire fighting equipment suppliers where they sell and service CO2 fire extinguishers, that's where I get mine filled.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-18-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By JoeCoastie
psymonkey: You can buy an entire keg system...

psymonkey:

You can buy an entire keg system from ebrew.com that has 3 used kegs, the CO2 bottle, the dual guage regulator, the hose setups, new gasket/seals, and instructions for $165.00...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-18-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By JoeCoastie
Good lookin' pint! What happens if you just...

Good lookin' pint! What happens if you just leave the pressure set at 10psi and pour?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-18-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By JoeCoastie
I just went out to the garage and poured the...

I just went out to the garage and poured the first glass of beer from my keg. I had no issues with foam pouring at 12 psi. I'm using the setup that was supplied with my keg system that I bought...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-18-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By JoeCoastie
Great! I'm glad you guys set me straight! Thanks...

Great! I'm glad you guys set me straight! Thanks for your insight!

Sean
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-18-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By JoeCoastie
I was wondering the same thing, I just kegged my...

I was wondering the same thing, I just kegged my first batch on Thursday night, it's been at 12 psi, where I plan to leave it for a couple more days. The way I understand it, once my beer has...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 02-17-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,159
Posted By JoeCoastie
Yeah thats a real tough one, it would be next to...

Yeah thats a real tough one, it would be next to impossible to say who is best, but I'll go ahead and list some of my favorites.

1. Saranac (Upstate NY, love their Pale Ale!)

2. Bells...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By JoeCoastie
Sounds like your off to a great start! How long...

Sounds like your off to a great start! How long do you plan to wait to rack it to secondary? I've made the mistake in the past of waiting to long, and the beer actually got a sour taste. In time all...
Forum: General Techniques 02-15-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By JoeCoastie
IMO, you are much better off to just stay away...

IMO, you are much better off to just stay away from the kits altogether. If you don't have "The Complete Joy of Homebrewing II" by Charlie Papizan yet, that needs to be your first purchase! In that...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-15-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By JoeCoastie
Bobbyc: I used the same yeast a couple of...

Bobbyc:

I used the same yeast a couple of weeks ago for the first time on my IPA, I normally use Munton's which begins fermenting within about 12 hours. My beer was right at 70* when I pitched it....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-14-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By JoeCoastie
Man...Sorry to hear of your misadventures, what a...

Man...Sorry to hear of your misadventures, what a run around! I hope everything works out for you.
I purchased the 3 keg system you mentioned from ebrew last month. I was extremely impressed, for...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-13-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,990
Posted By JoeCoastie
Thanks!, This makes me feel a little better,...

Thanks!,

This makes me feel a little better, I appreciate the responses!!

Sean
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-13-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,990
Posted By JoeCoastie
Thanks David, Yeah I thought it seemed a...

Thanks David,

Yeah I thought it seemed a little wierd, I'll try it again and see if I can get it to seal. The kegs were shipped under pressure, I had to bleed quite a bit of pressure in order to...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-13-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,990
Posted By JoeCoastie
Corny Keg Lid seal leaks...

Hey everyone,

I have a question regarding the lid on the corny kegs. I just got my kegs and everything a couple weeks ago, and I'm getting ready to keg my first batch of beer (IPA). Last night I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-25-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeCoastie
Thanks ORRELSE! I'll check them out. FYI, Mike...

Thanks ORRELSE! I'll check them out.
FYI, Mike over at HomeBrewUSA also said there is a place called Pickens that can do it, not sure where on the Penisula they are though.
Thanks again!

Sean
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-24-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By JoeCoastie
How long was it in your primary fermenter before...

How long was it in your primary fermenter before you racked it into the keg? Is it possible it was still quite active still? That would be my first suspicion, however I can't speak from experience I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-24-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeCoastie
DesertBrew: That's a great setup you've got,...

DesertBrew:

That's a great setup you've got, I'm planning to do something similar, I have a frig in the garage totally dedicated for my kegs, might look to you later for some tips. Thanks!

Sean
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-24-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeCoastie
Thanks for the advice, I went ahead and bought...

Thanks for the advice, I went ahead and bought the system! You can check it out here: http://www.ebrew.com/cornelius_kegging_system_ball_lock/cornelius_ball_lock_system.htm
FYI, It comes with new...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-23-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeCoastie
Gonna buy a Corny Keg - Any advice?

After brewing beer on and off for about 5 years now, I'm finally going to ditch the bottles and all the work associated with them.
I've found a Corny keg set-up online for about $165 which includes:...
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