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    Yeast to use for bottling root beer

    This turned out good with champagne yeast. Will look at Nottingham for the next batch.
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    Show us your DIY wort chillers

    Here is my immersion chiller. Cools five gallon batches in not time at all. Made from 3/8 inch copper and is 50 foot long double coil.
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    Save $50 or more - Spike Brewing Bargain Cave Updated

    I just ordered a 15 gallon kettle today. Anxiously awaiting arrival. Free shipping on orders over $75.
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    Show us your...

    @rotor. Thanks. The labels are easy. I have researched the heck out of these. I will be doing a blog on it soon. Have two more batches fermenting right now. My third batch came out good. It is my Colorado Sunset River Red Ale.
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    Yeast to use for bottling root beer

    And to follow up the yeast type, what is the amount of yeast needed for a five gallon batch?
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    Yeast to use for bottling root beer

    My nephew and I tried to make root beer kit and it did not carbonate. I have found a few recipes on here. I don't have a keg set up to dedicate a tap to yet. Operative word yet. My nephew is coming next week and wants to try again. What kind of yeast do I need to bottle a batch. I will...
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    Show us your...

    Here is my second batch. Streamer Bite IPA. Four hop varieties. Done in a month. Tastes out of this world. Did first wort hopping. Just an awesome taste. Will be running another batch.
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    Keg Equipment Needs for 4 Taps

    Sandy. I'm based on the front range and guide mostly on the South Platte drainage. I do jump your way periodically. Maybe we can meet if I'm your way to fish and sample. Hit me up if you are near Colorado Springs. Best.
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    Keg Equipment Needs for 4 Taps

    Guys, Thanks for the speedy response. In re-reading the question on CO2 distributors, I now understand from your responses on what is necessary. I am going to go with one four-way distributor and leave the other side open to force carb. In the future, I will probably have a two-way...
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    Keg Equipment Needs for 4 Taps

    I am going to be building a keezer in the near future. I have been given a chest freezer recently and know it will hold four kegs. I have seen how to build the collar and where/how to install a temp regulator. Here is my dilemma: 1. For 4 taps, do I need just one double CO2 regulator...
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    Colorado Springs Brew Clubs?

    RobbyComstock - I have some free time presently and new to brewing. I am between jobs presently so I can dedicate time to starting up an alternative group. I would like some input from others. Can we set up an informal time for a few of us to gather to discuss formation and vision of the club? I...
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    Show us your...

    Psyo - great looking glass of Centennial. How's it taste?
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    Mini fridge recommendations?

    Bump - I am looking for recommendations on the same stats. Please help us.
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