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Old 10-01-2010, 07:37 PM   #1
billk911
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Jan 2009
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I just set up my first tap beer system and i need a little help in setting the regulator. Forst of all it is a scottish heave ale. My regulator gauge has a PSI setting on the inside arc and a "bar" setting on the outer arc. I believe I set it to the red outer numbers but not sure what to set it at. Thanks for any help I can get.



 
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:14 PM   #2
Bowtiebrewery
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If your lines are the appropriate length you should set that regulator to 12psi and be done with it... Should be just fine for that beer... you could even go a little less say 10psi for that style.

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:46 PM   #3
ZWood15
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Figure out the reccomended carb level for that style of beer (1.5-2.3 vols) and adjust the regulator according to this: http://www.kegerators.com/carbonation-table.php

Forget about it for a week or two to let it carb up and enjoy!
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