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Old 02-16-2010, 01:08 AM   #1
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I'm going to be brewing a batch to take to a party and I'm just wondering if there is an easier way to transport rather than lugging around the both the co2 tank and the keg?


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Old 02-16-2010, 01:13 AM   #2
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I use one of these. You also have to buy a QD with male threads. It usually takes 2 cartridges to push a whole keg.


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Old 02-16-2010, 01:18 AM   #3
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The trick with the CO2 cartridges is to give them just a tiny shot at a time. You want just enough to push your beer out of the keg.
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Perfect. I knew there had to be something easier than lugging around a big tank.
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And whatever you do... DO NOT pull the trigger on the removable co2 dispenser unless it is hooked up. Otherwise you will have a loud bang and a good chance to lose an o-ring.
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+1 on this setup http://stores.kegconnection.com/Detail.bok?no=126

-1 for now knowing how much it cost me
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How full is the keg?

A half empty keg should have enough pressure to push out all of the beer. If the pressure drops let the keg warm a bit (the gas will warm a lot faster than the beer), and you should start flowing again. If you can't get every last drop, just pop the top and pour into a pitcher.
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How full is the keg?

A half empty keg should have enough pressure to push out all of the beer. If the pressure drops let the keg warm a bit (the gas will warm a lot faster than the beer), and you should start flowing again. If you can't get every last drop, just pop the top and pour into a pitcher.

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i would worry most about the agitation from transporting... put 30 psi on it before travel.
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+1 on this setup http://stores.kegconnection.com/Detail.bok?no=126

-1 for now knowing how much it cost me
I wouldn't spring for the faucet. It might look nice, but they have these thing called PICNIC TAPS for a reason!


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