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Old 10-06-2012, 11:21 AM   #21
GringoLoco
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So I have been in the K-town area for about a year and just got around to brewing my first batch. The hooch is in the keg an I found out I can't have my US spec CO2 bottled filled here. Any suggestions on options? I am at the point now that I am looking at purchasing a German Spec CO2 bottle and regulator...not sure on regulator but it would appear to be pricey. Any chance I could find an adapter for the German tank and use my US spec regulator? Any help would be appreciated

Got an Oktoberfest ready to drink and no way to get it out of the keg :-(

On deck is an IPA or ESB clone...forgot what the wife ordered me

Thanks for any suggestions



 
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:43 PM   #22
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You'll have to buy a German spec tank, but you can have an adapter made for you. I friend of mine had it done here in K-town, I'll shoot him an email to find out where.



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Old 10-10-2012, 06:08 PM   #23
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May as well jump in here. Im not exactly in the K-town area but I live in Worrstadt and work in Wiesbaden. We are just settling in. I may get the brew rig fired up before the end of the month. I havent found a replacement pump or worked out fittings/ferm temp control or even where to get my malt from yet, Im thinking Best Malz is only a couple towns over and their prices bulk are pretty reasonable so I may just buy straight from them. Ill post brew days so if anyone would want to come by and drink beer, laugh at me when I boil over, or whatever

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Old 10-11-2012, 05:20 PM   #24
GringoLoco
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So I jumped in and bought the German tank, another country and another unique set-up. The website to the British store is quite expensive to get the European nut here to Germany but I found a site in the US that sells the European nut for the regulator.

@Chris...good to hear. I am a Intermediate brewer, ie extract and partial mash. Haven't jumped into all grain but I may take you up on the offer to see what the process entails.

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Old 12-04-2012, 05:30 PM   #25
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jumping in here. just moved here from the States(non military, my fiancee is from germany) we living in Giessen atm how far is that from where yall are. Im dying to speak english and have people understand me(especilly when it comes to beer)

 
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:49 AM   #26
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T looks like you are about 2 hrs north of K-Town (Kaiserslautern). Not a bad drive...we can get together to brew and discuss all things zymurgy. Currently, I have two batches on deck that I need to brew.

 
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:03 AM   #27
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Don't live in K-town, but a buddy did. Stayed a week and a half there. LOVE the döner!!!

 
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:55 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by tchuklobrau View Post
jumping in here. just moved here from the States(non military, my fiancee is from germany) we living in Giessen atm how far is that from where yall are. Im dying to speak english and have people understand me(especilly when it comes to beer)
I am about te distance you are to Frankfurt but on the other side of Frankfurt. Maybe we can hook up sometime this spring, Im in Afghanistan until then, at the braufactum in Frankfurt and share some beers, speak some English

 
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:54 PM   #29
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works for me

 
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:34 AM   #30
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Moving to Vogelweh in March and would like to know if any homebrewers are in the are. Im new to the hobby starting out with only a mr beer kit, but I just bought my first carboy and kit to get started. If anyone can help with information just let me know please.



 
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