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  1. peterpasha

    CO2 Foam

    Backstory: I have been fermenting lagers in a ball-lock keg in my small old keezer. It's just big enough for one keg and a growler for the blowoff tube. I'm using a blowoff tube connected a disconnect on the gas-in post in which I have removed the poppet cause I didn't want any kreusen gunking...
  2. theinterneti

    Keg without CO2 tank

    Please forgive my ignorance, assuming this has been answered before... Don't have the requisite bottles on hand for a brew for a ferment that is a week in. Planning on getting into kegging soon. Don't exactly have the cash for a full system (tank, regulator, tap and keg) this month. Would it...
  3. olie

    Sanke Keg fermentor: need spear for seal?

    I'm about to do my first in-keg fermentation with a Sanke D-type. After spending weeks looking for a food-safe 2" stopper with 2 holes, it occurred to me that I could just use a transfer-tap with some tubing to port CO2 into a bucket -- yay! So now my question is: will the tap seal if I remove...
  4. F

    Modify cheap beer to stout?

    I have this idea. I have bought 5Liter minikegs. In denmark cheap beer is about 1€ per liter. It is OK, but I would rather drink Stout. My idea is this. Almost fill up a minikeg 5Liter with cheap beer add 1 bottle of unpasturised beer ( to get active yeast) - add some liquiricepowder and some...
  5. H

    Sanke Tank Depressurizing

    I bought a commercial keg to convert to a fermenter and, unsuprizingly, it was partially full and full pressurized. Since I have not particular desire to have a spear shot through my skull, I need to vent it completely. what is the best way to do that. I don't have any sanke equipment, so I'll...
  6. SouthPhillyBr3w3r

    Questions Related to Recent Brew (Pressure "lager")

    I recently brewed a beer that is in the style of a Schwarzbier (no cold fermentation, german ale yeast). I will list the recipe and techniques, then I have a few questions. Batch Size 4.5 Gal Est. ABV= 4.8% 90 min Boil Grist 4 lb German Pilsner 4 lb Munich Malt 6 oz Crystal 40L 7 oz Midnight...
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