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    Kegerator built into bar

    Thanks for the pictures. I like your setup.
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    Kegerator built into bar

    Thank you for the pictures. Looks like you have a nice setup. This is similar to what I have planned. Mine is an actual kegerator but my vision is to do something like this.
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    Kegerator built into bar

    Do you happen to have any pictures I could take a look at?
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    Kegerator built into bar

    Do you happen to have any pictures of it I could take a look at?
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    Kegerator built into bar

    I am in the process of designing my basement which will include a bar. I want to put my kegerator under the bar with the beer tower mounted to the bar top. Does anyone have any advise on how I should mount the kegerator to the bar? Should I make plans to be able to take it out just in case I...
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    Filling CO2 tank

    Hello everyone, I have always exchanged my CO2 tank but I am wondering if when filling a CO2 tank there is anything special that I need to look for? Does the gas have to be sterile? Is it 100% CO2 or a mix? Thanks for any advice.
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    Wyeat 1007

    Looks like to may be starting to go. It's been almost 24 hours and there is no bubbles in the airlock yet but it looks a krausen has started to form. i removed the airlock and rigged up a blow off tube also just in case.
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    Wyeat 1007

    Has anyone used wyeast 1007? I brewed a Sam Adams clone yesterday and placed it in primary in my basement. Currently the temperature in the area is about 53 degrees. Normally, I have seen some action in the airlock by now but I have never used this yeast before and I'm not sure how long it takes...
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    Yeast Starter Question

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, I may have to delay my brew day by one day. I was going to brew tomorrow but I done know if that is going to happen anymore. My question is, I made a starter of 1056 yesterday and the pan was to cold crash it tonight. If I have to delay, should I hold of on...
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    Hops differences

    Thanks for the advice...
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    Hops differences

    I accidently bought the UK WGV Golding hop instead of the US Golding. Is it worth running back to the store to get the right hop or should I give it a try? I am brewing an Irish Red.
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    Hops in dip tube

    I just keg-ed an IPA and am sucking a lot of hops into the dip tube. I know I have a lot of the hop sediment in the bottom of the keg and this may be an ongoing issue. Does anyone have a suggestions on how to reduce/eliminate this problem? I fear that this problem will persist with this...
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    Wyeast 1187 Slow/Stuck Fermentation

    Does anyone have any experience with using Wyeast 1187? I brewed a porter on Friday (almost 48 hours ago) and I am still not seeing any signs of fermentation. I know it can take up to 72 hours but I have never not seen any sign after this long. Let me run down a quick recap. I bought a...
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    Carbonation Issues

    I have been having carbonation issues with one of my last batches I put in the kegerator. I brewed a Red Lager extract kit from my local brew supply store. Everything during the brewing process went well. I have been experimenting with different forced carbonation methods and this time I put...
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    Sticky Tap

    I have two of this style tap handle pictured here. The issue I am having is, the handle sticks the first time I use it for the day. I think what is happening is the beer is sitting in the handle, dries up, and which causes the handle to stick. I have taken them apart and cleaned them real...
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