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Old 12-07-2009, 12:03 PM   #11

Expect a major weight gain


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Old 12-07-2009, 01:20 PM   #12
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Expect a major weight gain
My consumption definitely went WAY up when I could pour one and not deal with any bottles!

I have tons of Grolsch bottles in the basement that I'm giving away because I rarely bottle any more. It's so easy just to take a growler somewhere that I haven't bottled in ages.


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Old 12-07-2009, 05:07 PM   #13
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I got kegging equipment for my birthday.

I'm just waiting for my first brew to carb.
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Old 12-07-2009, 05:10 PM   #14
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I really wish I had the space to keg.
You don't really need as much space as you might think. I am in a 320 square foot apartment and I keg. You don't NEED a massive keezer or anything, and kegs take up less space than carboys.

Of course the amount of refrigerated food I can have at any one time has been diminished.

 
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Old 12-07-2009, 05:52 PM   #15
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Kegging is amazing and cost me 10 lbs in the first 4 months. I love draught beer and really love the bulk efficiencies of kegging over bottling.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:06 PM   #16
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Yet to pull a pint, but I have 3 full kegs that are in the force carbing process.

 
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:09 PM   #17
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Nothing truer could be said. Definitely a life changer.

 
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:15 PM   #18
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I really wish I had the space to keg.
I wish I could convince the SWMBO that I could have the self-control to not pull several pints every night if I went to kegging.

Heck, I need to convince myself first!
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:23 PM   #19
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Another thing about kegging...

I usually refill before the glass is empty. And, after the first pull, I rarely fill a glass all the way to the top.

By this logic, I never drink more than one or two beers!
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:25 PM   #20
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Reading this thread and finding the "easy" frigidaire model on craigslist for $75 today made my decision. I'm getting the barebones for 2 taps for Christmas. At least then I can have 2 kegs on tap. I can easily expand to a second 2-tap kegerator later or a keezer when I'm finally out of an apartment. I finally gave in! Thanks!

Now I just need to scrounge around the house for stuff to sell to buy some extra kegs!

On a side note, anyone want to buy the portable thermostat I bought for a keezer build. Never used since I'm going the mini fridge route.
http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/w..._524747_524747




 
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