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Old 10-01-2008, 02:27 PM   #1
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Default Kicked my first keg!

Woowoo! Let's celebrate with a pint! Waaaaait a minute... Actually my ESB is almost carbed up, so it shouldn't be long before the beer is flowing again.

I put this beer on tap 8/21. Last night was 9/30. A keg in a month. Not bad for just me drinking it

I cleaned the lines with BLC then fresh water. Do you guys drain the lines, or just leave them full of water until the next keg goes on?

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Old 10-01-2008, 02:33 PM   #2
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Congratulations!

I have 2 ESBs in primary now....looking forward to having them on tap side by side....gotta get another faucet though.


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Old 10-01-2008, 06:30 PM   #3
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I hope to have my first one finished within a week! Congrats!
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Old 10-01-2008, 07:26 PM   #4
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About the cleaning keg lines comment:

I just cleaned my keg lines for the first time with BLC after using them for 1 year. I left the beer in the lines between each batch. The lines did stay cold in the kegerator.

I haven't noticed any problems.
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I hate to tell you, but my first keg lasted just a tad over one week. But, in my defense, it was over the Christmas holidays. No, I didn't have any company at all, but my kids drove me crazy and it was so easy to just pull a pint or six whenever I wanted. Plus, you know that a keg is only like 40 pints? Well, that certainly won't last long if you drink 4-5 per day.

I don't have a problem! I don't! I can stop whenever I want.

Wait, what was the question?
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and it was so easy to just pull a pint or six whenever I wanted. Plus, you know that a keg is only like 40 pints? Well, that certainly won't last long if you drink 4-5 per day.

I don't have a problem! I don't! I can stop whenever I want.

Wait, what was the question?
Yeah way to easy when you have beer on tap in the garage........plus there aren't any empties for SWMBO to count up and gripe about!
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Old 10-01-2008, 08:07 PM   #7
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kegs go a lot faster than bottles I have found . I really think my son comes over and has a few pints when I'm not home . And everyone knows that 5 gallons in a keg is less than 5 gallons in bottles right?






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Old 10-01-2008, 08:19 PM   #8
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...I don't have a problem! I don't! I can stop whenever I want...
You know...if you just use small sampling glasses...they don't count at all.

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wow. i think i hate you.

sweet set up man... those look awsome.

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wow. i think i hate you.
Don't be a hater...be a replicator!

That very picture is what inspired mine....of course....My Junk is uglier that BM's....usually (Let us never forget the keggle of death!)



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