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Old 08-22-2011, 04:40 PM   #1
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So i recently found out that my kegerator can hold a combination of 1 "new" style 1/6th Sankey keg and one Corny, OR 2 Corny's.

Rahr uses either converted 5 gallon corny's, or the new style 1/6th Sankey which is about 1/4" bigger in diameter than a Corny.

My question to you all is this: Which other brewers, who sell kegs, fill converted Corny's or the 1/6th Sankey i spoke of before? If i ever let my homebrew pipeline slack i want to know which guys i can go buy to bide time until my pipeline is back up and running?


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Old 08-22-2011, 05:13 PM   #2
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Most of my local breweries are happy to fill a standard ball-lock Corny for around 50 bucks. They usually fill kegs on Fridays, so it's best to drop it off Thursday night or earlier in the week and pick it up Friday afternoon.



 
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:15 PM   #3
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Well I am sure each brewery has their own schedule but I know some of them will do it for you. You have to make arrangements ahead of time.

 
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:17 PM   #4
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I appreciate your inputs guys, but the ABC laws here in TX require a distributer to be in between me and the actual brewery.

This may require input from guys only in TX, or at least someone familiar with the laws...
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:50 PM   #5
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Right -- breweries in Texas cannot sell directly or fill your containers.

I have seen Rahr kegs at bars in Fort Worth that look to be corny kegs. They are pretty beat up and worn which suggests they have been in use for a while and are not the newer sanke kegs. I'm not sure if Rahr sells those kegs through any bottle shops. Your best place to look is probably majestic (or specs, when they open in Dallas).

 
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:05 PM   #6
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I'm looking for places other than Rahr that does this type of thing. Rahr has good stuff but it's not groundbreaking for particularly exciting.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:07 PM   #7
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It would be pretty easy to fill a corny from a sankey with a jumper line and spunding valve. Same way you transfer corny to corny, slightly different hardware. Just set the hardware up for $30 in 5 minutes and then buy what you want in Sanky.

 
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:11 PM   #8
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I'm guessing my post was way too vague because i haven't gotten a response that answered my question posed yet.

I'm not looking for a way to transfer commercial beer to a corny, i'm not looking to find Rahr brews in Sankey-converted corny kegs.

I AM, however, looking for OTHER breweries that provide the liquor stores (since TABC laws prohibit direct purchase) with kegs that have either been converted from Ball/Pin lock, or are the new Sankey 1/6th barrels that are only 1/4" larger in diameter.
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:23 PM   #9
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OP: I know of a bottle shop that sells cornies of Rahr, Deschutes, Sam Adams, Pilsner Urquell, Breckenridge (I think), and several others (can't remember off the top of my head).
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:26 PM   #10
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Where is this shop Rosewater? I'm really interested in Deschutes and Breck...


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