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Old 05-19-2009, 08:34 PM   #1
Nov 2008
Jay, Adirondack Mountains, NY
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I'm wanting to keg my beer on the cheap. I have a Corny, and my question is this: can I carbonate the beer naturally in the keg with DME or whatever and then just use this es={159}36{158}587. Do the same rules apply for natural carbing in the keg (3 weeks at 70F)? What else do I need to know regarding this setup?

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Old 05-19-2009, 08:39 PM   #2
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You CAN, but once you have dispensed some beer, you will have no way of regulating the pressure, so if it isn't drank all in a day or two, the pressure will start to change, and you may end up with a keg of flat beer. Those things are really just for pushing it through the lines at a picnic, not for maintaining pressure on a keg.

Naturally carbing a keg is basically the same as bottles.

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Old 05-19-2009, 08:53 PM   #3
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my cousin tried going that method. He quit kegging, because his beer would go flat after a few days. a Regulator and tank are not that expensive.

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