keg fermentation

Homebrew Talk - Beer, Wine, Mead, & Cider Brewing Discussion Forum

Help Support Homebrew Talk - Beer, Wine, Mead, & Cider Brewing Discussion Forum:

This site may earn a commission from merchant affiliate links, including eBay, Amazon, and others.
  1. C

    SOS from the wonderful Mexican mountains. Back sweetened, keggin and big cuestions

    Goodnight. Being 10:40 p.m., on a cold night in the deep mountains of Mexico, a group of enthusiasts are very interested in rescuing a method of making Mexican artisanal cider that came from France in the 19th century according to our sources and this is where I enter, in this great problem...
  2. B

    Fermenting in Keg Filtering

    Just switched 2 brews ago from fermenting in a fermonster to fermenting in kegs. The brews I have done have toasted great but I always seem to have small little pieces floating in the beer. Just doesn’t seem to clear like all previous brews in the fermonster. I cold crash to 40F for 3 days...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...