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Old 10-16-2012, 02:12 PM   #1
Aug 2009
Poplar Bluff, Mo
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I had an employee give me this old keg he had for a while. I was supposed to see that it was some kind of cask, as I have been wanting to get into cask beers for a while. I think it has 3 openings, on of which is a wooden bung. Firestone is stamped above the wood bung, and on one end it says Anheiuser Busch. Did they ever put any beer in casks? What do I have here? Would I be able to use this for cask beer?
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Old 10-17-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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Des Moines, Iowa
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It's a Firkin:
Originally Posted by Ecnerwal View Post
What does the primary pressure gauge on the tank tell us? That's right, the temperature. Put it on a scale if you want to know how much is in it...
Put some duct tape over the gauge - Or better yet - Replace the high pressure gauge with a plug - High pressure gauges are useless!

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