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Old 02-27-2010, 08:09 PM   #1
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I'm starting my keezer project... I got a used kenmore off craigslist that with a collar will be able to fit 9 kegs. I'm planning on having 6 taps and 3 kegs carbing/aging. 1 tap will be for a stout tap on nitrous, while the rest dispensing out of normal faucets. I'm interested in being able to serve at different pressures, but don't want to have a different pressure for every keg (its too expensive) What would probably be a reasonable amount of secondaries for this project?

Is there a chart that shows guidelines for different pressures and beer styles? that may help me in my decision

 
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:33 PM   #2
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I think that you can get away with the three aging on one reg, and the stout faucet is going to need a nitrogen tank so that will be seperate. That leaves the five, it depends on what you like but I think that if you had two regs for the five that would leave you with plenty of options. you could serve maybe three on a higher presure and then two at a lower pressure but in the end it all depends on what you want. And the triple regs are not drastically out of price range IMO

 
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:38 PM   #3
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http://www.micromatic.com/draft-keg-...-pid-3033.html

Yea, this one isn't a bad price... I'm not sure about the differences between the different types of secondaries listed on this site...

They have a 4 pressure one as well... and its not too bad...
http://www.micromatic.com/draft-keg-...-pid-3044.html

 
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Old 02-28-2010, 03:00 PM   #4
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Two secondaries and the primary will give you three pressures. That will do the trick for most beer styles.
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Old 02-28-2010, 04:33 PM   #5
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Two secondaries and the primary will give you three pressures. That will do the trick for most beer styles.
This is what I went with. 3 different pressures and when I'm not using one I can use it for rapid force carbing if limited time makes it necessary.

 
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Old 02-28-2010, 05:50 PM   #6
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Awesome, thanks guys! I ended up grabbing the 4 pressure one, the price seemed worth it... is there a style guide somewhere so I have an idea how to pressure different styles?

 
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:49 PM   #7
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It looks like you pulled the trigger but this place has some decent prices

http://http://stores.kegconnection.c...ail.bok?no=129
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Old 02-28-2010, 07:12 PM   #8
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It looks like you pulled the trigger but this place has some decent prices

http://http://stores.kegconnection.c...ail.bok?no=129
Thanks, I checked them out initially, that's where I got my first set of parts that I'm currently using. But I'll be keeping my tank outside of the freezer, so I want secondaries, this is a primary so all the connections would be outside of the freezer.

 
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