Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Is my regulator & splitter set properly?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-01-2012, 06:38 PM   #1
epicac2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 31
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I'm trying to carb 2 new beers and keep serving pressure on a 3rd keg. I recently installed the splitter and my 2 new beers seem to be carving slower than before. Should I have the higher pressure on the left of the regulator? I currently have higher pressure on the side closest to the co2 tank. Attached is my fancy drawing of my setup


Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2082523705.jpg
Views:	94
Size:	34.8 KB
ID:	77840  
epicac2 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 06:45 PM   #2
brycelarson
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 527
Liked 54 Times on 48 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

what temp are you holding them at? How long and what ID are your serving lines?


brycelarson is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
brycelarson
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 527
Liked 54 Times on 48 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

http://www.kegerators.com/carbonation-table.php
brycelarson is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 08:35 PM   #4
epicac2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 31
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by brycelarson View Post
what temp are you holding them at? How long and what ID are your serving lines?
about 42F. I usually set around 12psi for 7-9 days and carbonation is pretty good. This style called for 10psi. My serving lines are 5 feet from a picnic tap
epicac2 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 08:42 PM   #5
tre9er
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Lincoln, NE
Posts: 4,372
Liked 238 Times on 197 Posts
Likes Given: 35

Default

Your setup is correct to accomplish what your drawing says you're after, which is one serving line and two carbing lines (or rather, two lines at equal pressure). You can always set the double-line to serving PSI when you have multiple kegs to serve and only one (or none) to carb.
__________________
_________________________________
Skal!
Den Faaborg Bryggeri

Quote:
Originally Posted by davekippen View Post
Open log Fermenting and gas-can secondary?? I am planning my next brew right now!!
tre9er is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 10:01 PM   #6
tektonjp
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: ohmihachiman, Japan
Posts: 730
Liked 69 Times on 47 Posts
Likes Given: 60

Default

One regulator? A dual one? Are those just meters you've drawn? If you have two regs, then it looks like it should be okay. How do you know they are carbing slow, or slower than before?


__________________
"Beer, well respected and rightly consumed, can be a gift of God. It is one of his mysteries, which it was his delight to conceal and the glory of kings to search out."

The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield
tektonjp is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools



Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS