Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks > keg with plastic foot??
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-02-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
scrappy1979
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Batavia, New York
Posts: 13
Default keg with plastic foot??

So I'm trying to obtain some kegs and a local brewery has some that I can purchase. However they stated the kegs that are available come with a plastic foot. Does anyone have any experience with these? I am running lp burners on my system. Thanks in advance.


scrappy1979 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 12:24 AM   #2
hopstoopid
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Leesburg, VA
Posts: 2
Default Not a good option for a keggle

Quote:
Originally Posted by scrappy1979 View Post
So I'm trying to obtain some kegs and a local brewery has some that I can purchase. However they stated the kegs that are available come with a plastic foot. Does anyone have any experience with these? I am running lp burners on my system. Thanks in advance.
You're going to have a tough time with that type of keg. (Don't recall the style) I got two for free from my local brewery and attempted to convert one to a keggle. What I found was that the plastic foot/base is actually attached with three or four short welded rods from the bottom of the keg itself. In my attempt to remove the rubber base I popped one rod off and now have a keg with a 1/4 " hole in the bottom of it. Additionally the base of the keg (when the rubber base is removed) is rounded and will not (without modification) sit upright on a brewing set up.

Hope this helps.


hopstoopid is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 01:31 AM   #3
scrappy1979
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Batavia, New York
Posts: 13
Default

Yeah it does. Thanks alot. They are selling them for $35 too. Oh well just need to wait til I find what I need. Thanks again.
scrappy1979 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 01:36 AM   #4
Golddiggie
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Golddiggie's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Between here and there, and everywhere
Posts: 12,063
Liked 483 Times on 423 Posts
Likes Given: 266

Default

You could just use them for fermenting vessels...
__________________
Hopping Tango Brewery

跟猴子比丟屎 ・ Gun HOE-tze bee DIO-se

On Tap: Caramel Ale, Mocha Porter II, MO SMaSH IPA
Waiting/Carbonating: 12.5% Wee Honey II, 8.9% Old Ale, English Brown Ale, Lickah ESB, Mocha Porter II
Fermenting
K1:
K2: Epic mead
K3: TripSix
On Deck: Caramel Ale
Aging:mead
Mead [bottled]:Oaked Wildflower Traditional, Mocha Madness, Blackberry Melomel, maple wine
Golddiggie is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 07:00 PM   #5
DrunkleJon
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
 
DrunkleJon's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Posts: 6,629
Liked 1962 Times on 1388 Posts
Likes Given: 964

Default

or serving kegs. If you make up some 15 G batches.


DrunkleJon is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting on the right foot? BrownBottle Cider Forum 2 09-17-2012 12:38 AM
25 or 50 foot CFC? Chia Chillers and Stir Plates 7 08-11-2012 12:09 AM
Yes, another 5.0 cu foot keezer theschick Bottling/Kegging 30 03-30-2012 02:04 PM
Do you use a 25 foot CFC? kklowell Chillers and Stir Plates 10 10-26-2011 07:41 AM
Tangle Foot DeRoux's Broux Commercial Brew Discussion 16 05-04-2010 03:28 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS