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Old 06-02-2012, 03:43 PM   #1
Dec 2011
Denver, CO
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I'm looking into starting a keg setup. If I use a beer gun does it fill a bottle like a normal bottle, cap it and drink it whenever like a normal bottle? Or is it more like getting a bomber filled where you only have a day or two to drink it before its flat?


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Old 06-02-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
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Nov 2011
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I use mine for beer and wine....the beer will retain it's carbonation indefintely. It's really no different than a counter pressure filler, all the counter pressure device does is prevent excess foaming by equalizing pressure....with the Beergun, you transfer using a lower pressure, about 5psi, this inhibits foaming.
Something is always fermenting....
"It's Bahl Hornin'"

Brite Tank/Lagering:
Kegged: Sour Saison, Pale Ale, Aggie Ale, Firestone DBA, De Koninck Blonde
Bottled: Belgian Quad (Grand Reserve), Derangement (Belgian Dark Strong)
On Deck: Pliny the Younger

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Old 06-02-2012, 04:27 PM   #3
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Yep, same as a bottle. I have bottles off the beer gun from over a year ago, and they have the same carbonation as when kegged.

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