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Old 05-25-2007, 02:43 PM   #1
Apr 2007
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Well, my first kegging experience was fantastic! Carbed perfect, tasted excellent (american plain ale). I ment to take photos, but hosting got the best of me I guess.
I tapped the keg yesterday afternoon. It took a few to glasses to get the pouring pressure just right, but was perfect! I had about 12 people over and we finished up the whole batch! (Perfect outdoor weather in St. Louis last night.)
I had some large styrofoam coolers that I modified into a double-high so I could stick the keg right down the middle. I had been stocking up ice (2 litter soda botles, and gallon zip locks). The block ice along with the 3 bags of cubes I got from the store kept it nice and cold!
Time for another corney and a gas spliter!

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Old 05-25-2007, 02:46 PM   #2
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Jun 2006
Plainfield, IL
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ya, 2 is the bare minimum.

congrats on the first one
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Old 05-26-2007, 12:38 AM   #3
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lol i just ordered two more!!! (i need the space since im using one for a lager tank ) well thats the excuse i gave the wife
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Old 05-27-2007, 02:28 AM   #4
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you may want to look into a kegerator of sorts. it will get annoying pretty quickly if you have to use a lot of ice for each time you want a beer.

with that said, it sounds like your first experience went very well! congrats.

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