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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    I have the 5L fill it and let it chill in the fridge overnight, then set you reg to 16PSI, tip it on its side and rock for 3 minutes, turn the gas off and rock of another 30sec. Let it sit in the fridge for a few hours then if you have flow control taps go nuts if not release the pressure and...
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    Ginger beer

    Give it another 4 weeks to condition and carb. Did you prime the bottles?
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    Whats In The Glass (commercial)

    Well I bought a mixed 12 pack of Samuel Adams from my local to try. The Amber Bock, Boston Lager and Winter Lager pretty much taste the same. I had high hopes for the Oatmeal Stout and Old Fezziwig Ale but they were also swill. Tonight I cracked the Chocolate Bock, bloody hell what a cracker of...
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    Whats In The Glass (commercial)

    Just moved to the States and there are lots of beers to sample!!!!!!!!
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    Whats In The Glass (commercial)

    My new Mate was a bit thirsty
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    Whats In The Glass (commercial)

    Started to snow so I opened the snow pack..... Unfortunately I cracked my Sierra Nevada glass while washing it, the glass is very thin. Edit: The spices are very mild in the Wintertide Ale.
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    I have 4 5Lt from the second bulk buy. I will have a look this weekend. When they were used at xmas my wife compained about a metallic taste in her ginger beer. I drained my kegs fairly quick and they were upright the whole time and the beer seemed ok. She took alot long to get through hers and...
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    Filling tap holes in Freezer

    I just jammed a wine cork in the hole. Havent got around to bogging it up yet.
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    First Time Siphoning Problem!

    What are you guys using to siphoning? My KK auto siphon is a prick of a thing. I have to keep rotating the seal and it only seals properly halfway up the tube. Edit: spelling
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    If one of the suppied seals was used between the reg and the disconnect i reckon it would restrict the flow when compressed. I used thread tape and set my regs to 5psi before i connect the disconnect to the tank and haven't had any problems so far.
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    I added some paper towel to catch the drips. I find if i hold the lip of the glass on the edge of the tap after i have finished pouring i can drain the beer left in the tap and limit the drips. Edit: Bloody tappatalk double posting
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    Was visiting the local IGA and spotted a heap of these foam tubs in the fruit and veg area. The 5lt tanks fit perfectly.
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    Was your beer already carbonated? If it wasn't then yes it normal as your beer has adsorbed the Co2.
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    Grumpy's Brewhause burning

    Nooooooo i hope it's gets rebuilt i always drop in when i am down that way.
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    Mini Keg Discussion / Mods / Show Off - Dedicated Thread

    I haven't got around to cutting the silicon tubing for the dip tube yet What's the optimal length?
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