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Old 10-28-2008, 01:34 AM   #1
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May 2008
Denver, NC
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I finally did it. Just couldn't help myself. I had 3 batches of beer to bottle and only enough bottles for one batch.
So I went to my LHBS and came home with this:

Cornelius Kegging System

Went with the 3 keg system. Got my first batch in a keg now just waiting on it to carb up!
Gonna keg the other 2 batches tomorrow. I am so gonna miss bottling.
A Keezer is Born

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Old 10-28-2008, 01:53 AM   #2
Mar 2008
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Congrats. There is nothing like pulling a fresh pint of your homebrew.
You'll have to speak up, I'm wearing a towel. - Homer Jay Simpson

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Old 10-31-2008, 09:05 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Amiaji View Post
So I went to my LHBS and came home with this:
What.....! You came home with only that! Nothing to get another brew underway?

I am still gathering and adding to my setup.

Good luck with yours!

On Tap #1 - East End Brew
On Tap #2 - Nada
On Tap #3 - Nuttin-Honey Ale
Fermenting - BMB's Cascading Citra Ale

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Old 10-31-2008, 09:14 PM   #4
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Congrats. Since I went to 5gal batches I haven't bottled... and I am so glad I haven't.
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Old 11-02-2008, 06:58 AM   #5
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I bottled all of 1 batch before I decided I wanted no more to do with it. You are going to LOVE how easy kegging is compared to bottling.
Primary - Beer
Primary - More Beer
Secondary - Still More Beer
Kegged - Yet More Beer
Planning - A Bunch of Beer and some mead

I always forget to update this thing, so the above should in general hold true.

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Old 11-02-2008, 04:31 PM   #6
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+1 on going to kegs VERY early. I bottled 4 batches and called it quits, now i only bottle for special beers, and even then i do it from the kegs

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