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Old 09-26-2012, 01:26 AM   #1
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Hi guys

Looking for a cheap way to get in to this hobby and found this kit on ebay. Seems to have everything needed to get started. What do you guys think?

http://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/vie...w=230853831250

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Old 09-26-2012, 02:31 AM   #2
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It'll make beer.


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Old 09-26-2012, 02:55 AM   #3
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Missing a kettle; not sure how old those kits are either

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:57 AM   #4
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Do you have any recommendations on a kit to get?

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:02 AM   #5
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ebay: Pressure Barrel - Finishes the fermenting process then stores and dispenses the beer
So it's like a plastic keg, I guess. I tried corn sugar carbonating in a Coors party pig once. Turned out over pressured and foamy. That was my whacked out black licorice candy beer though, so...

But yeah, you could make beer in that. I'd use the "Pressure Barrel" as a secondary. Or use it as a bottling bucket since it has a spigot. At least the first time. Once you get a good brew made, then you can try it as a plastic keg.
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:02 AM   #6
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I can only recommend US suppliers; UK is totally foreign to me.

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:04 AM   #7
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No capper or caps, I don't know about that dispensing thing. I'm not sure of the quality of the plastic, be careful cleaning it, you'll want to avoid scratching it. I didn't convert the price to US dollars, so I can't tell if that's a good value. It will make beer though.

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:13 AM   #8
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Thanks guys. I'm thinking about just seeing if I can make a drinkable beer and enjoy it before investing more. I want to get a corny keg setup if this goes well.



 
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