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Old 02-19-2009, 01:56 AM   #1
Feb 2008
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so i only yielded about 4 gallons from my northernbrewer dry irish stout ag kit. I'd like to rack it to my keg (5 gallon) but i'm wondering if i'd have problems force carbing with so much head room? I can always bottle with carb tabs if kegging isn't possible.
BTW: even tho i was a gallon short, i hit my OG right on. samples from the thief tasted spot on for a stout
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Old 02-19-2009, 02:16 AM   #2
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That will work just fine, the CO2 will fill the headspace and hold the pressure that you set on the regulator. I would recommend purging with CO2 a few times after filling it up.
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