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    Can I keep a spare keg on hand?

    Curious question, but can I brew a batch of beer, and let it sit in a spare keg until my current keg empties? Or will that produce off flavors, lose aromatics, go bad, etc? It would be sitting in my basement, maybe a few months... Or would it be better just to wait and brew closer to when i...
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    My Kegged Beer is Too Foamy

    I'm kind of new at kegging and learning more as i go but recently i may have run into a little problem. It may be too early to say but my beer is way too foamy at 10-12psi. I'll walk you through what i did: I have a kegco kegerator with the dial set to the coldest setting (i believe they...
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    Kegging soda

    I've seen a few threads on this but so far haven't really been able to get root beer good and carbonated. I have barqs syrup mixed in a 5 gallon ball lock keg currently at around 30 psi. After shaking a bunch the best I have been able to get is mild carbonation. Any thoughts on how to get it...
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    Blueberry wheat aroma?

    Recently brewed a batch of blueberry wheat and will soon be racking to the secondary. I have a bottle of blueberry extract for bottling but I was thinking it would be nice to get some blueberry aroma too. I've seen a lot of debate on what to add to the secondary. I was thinking a bunch of fresh...
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    Carbonation problems

    I'm sure this has been covered a bunch but i'm looking for advice on bottle conditioning. I frequently seem to be getting batches that are over carbonated... It doesnt seem to matter whether im doing extract or all grain. Although it did seem to be worse while doing all grain. I always buy those...
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    Half batch question

    Had a quick question on fermenting half batches... was wondering if someone might be able to chime in. I want to brew a half batch of kvass but only have 6 gallon buckets and a 6 gallon carboy. Will it produce off flavors if theres two much head space? I've been thinking of grabbing a 3 gallon...
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    Holiday Ale / Winter Warmer

    Just finished brewing a batch of holiday ale last night. I got to try a few recently and really liked the flavors. Also thought they might be nice to give out for christmas. Heres what i went with: 5 gallon - Extract 1.0lb Caramel 40L 0.5lb Caramel 80L 0.5lb American...
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    Chili Lime Cerveza Ale Recipe

    Ok so im pondering the idea of putting together a chili lime cerveza ale recipe... ive been coming across the articles for chili beer so i thought maybe i could make a batch and see how it comes out. People seem to either love it or hate it (the chili beer concept). Heres a recipe ive kind...
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    Octoberfest possibly gone bad...

    Trying to figure out if this batch has gone bad on me... looks like its got some funk growing... but surprisingly several days after noticing it, it hasnt gotten any worse. and it doesnt smell bad either. Would be the first time a batch has ever gone bad on me so im not sure what to look for...
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