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Old 01-22-2013, 06:43 AM   #1
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Alright, so I hate the monotony of bottling, but that seems so blasé a reason. Really, what I love (and I'm just experiencing this right now) is that a keg -- which I thought was nearly empty -- just keeps churning out pint after pint.

With bottles, you know.

With a keg, it's a mystery.

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Old 01-22-2013, 06:54 AM   #2
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haha. untill you want it empty to put in new beer and the damn thing wont quit, and your seeing triple, because you thought it was only 3 pints worth.
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:55 AM   #3
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I'm there. I just want to clean it out.
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:58 AM   #4
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my next purchase will be some kegs. im way over bottles anythign over a 12 pack.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:46 PM   #5
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I wanted to empty a keg, so I started filling bottles thinking I would get 1 or 2 full bottles. Pulled a whole six pack before it sputtered out.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:48 PM   #6
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This did not work out so well last night. After pulling seven pints I gave up.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:51 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Big_Blue View Post
This did not work out so well last night. After pulling seven pints I gave up.
Quitter.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:15 PM   #8
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It's always fun to have one of those nights where you're going "Alright! Gonna float this keg tonight. It's super light so gotta be maybe 2-3 pints left!"


3 hrs and 6-7 beers later, you're still pulling the handle and beer is flowing.

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Old 01-23-2013, 01:50 AM   #9
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There are times where I know multiple kegs are getting real low and every pint pulled is playing Keg Kick Roulette.

After a couple of years of that periodic drama I put together a separate carbing/holding fridge to extend the pipeline, so when a keg did kick it wasn't so traumatic...

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Old 01-23-2013, 02:18 AM   #10
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I just finished my first keg today. Took me totally by surprise. I thought I had at least a growlers worth in there. I guess I underestimated my beer consumption. But at least the keg is now empty for my stout.
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