Beer Festival keeping beer cold - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Beer Festival keeping beer cold

Thread Tools
Old 01-26-2013, 09:15 PM   #1
Oct 2010
Posts: 22

hey a bit of an issue..not sure if this is the best place to post...but you know more that anybody..
A few of friends and i are orginizing a litte beer festival in a litte hot country in central america..
we will have a few brews from the states, a few homebrews 20 taps..
This is our cooling logistics.
So we will keep the kegs in a cold storage until the day of the fest....outside the fest we will have a cold truck storing the kegs cold..
As soon as a kep is empited we bring it from the truck and put it inside a plastic trash can with ice..right under the wooded bar..
Here is the issue..we just bought all the chrome towers..thinking it would look nice and pro... so the beer will go from the botttom about 1 meter to the tower.. I use a kegerator for my hombrews but the tower comes straight from the kegerator
Investigating more and more...just realized the issue with the lines...they will be exposed in the distance from the keg to the tower, in the warm south american hot weather..
Am I in trouble?? will i be serving hot and foamy beer? We spent a lot of money in those towers and would not want to spend them again in jockeys

any help? or ideas?


Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 01:24 AM   #2
Nov 2010
Mahopac, NY
Posts: 2,221
Liked 62 Times on 53 Posts

If your going to be pouring a beer every few minutes it shouldn't be a problem.
Originally Posted by Bobby_M View Post
Simcoe smells like 10 cats pissing on a pine tree. It's awesome.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 04:33 PM   #3
Objects in mirror are closer than they appear
DrunkleJon's Avatar
Jan 2011
Alexandria, Virginia
Posts: 8,142
Liked 2515 Times on 1770 Posts

so long as you are consistantly pouring the lines shouldnt get a chance to warm up. You could put a computer fan in to blow the cold air up the tower though if you are concerned. I suggest a test run beforehand for... research drinking purposes.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping beer cold in the car bigjohnson508 General Beer Discussion 8 08-20-2011 10:52 PM
Keeping beer lines cold drycreek Kegerators & Keezers 4 08-17-2011 05:49 PM
Keeping up with the beer RedGuitar Label Display & Discussion 11 12-13-2010 09:32 PM
Re: Keeping the Beer Cold during Fermintation outdoors76 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 27 06-03-2010 04:24 PM
Beer Festival. Orfy General Beer Discussion 7 09-16-2009 05:42 AM

Forum Jump