How To Force Carbonate With Cellamix?

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cam89brewer

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I have just started kegging and have got a cellamix 40 and cant seem to get it to carbonate. Can any one help me out?
 

bigben

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you need co2 to charge cellarmix will not do it because of the nitrogen content

cellarmix is only good for pooring from an already charged keg
 

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MMM... now the debate to return it for a CO2 tank or just dump the batch and naturally carbonate the next. :unsure:
 

Batz

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Cellarmix is not of much use to HBers, the nitrogen is there only to push the beer from the cellar or from quite a distance to the taps. If straight C02 where used the pressure would over carbonate the beer.
You will waste lots of gas with cellarmix, in fact all the nitrogen.
 

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cambrew, you said in another thread that you went with Cellamix on advice, I assume from a person, at BOC?


If so, mate, take it back and say this is not the right thing for me and I need C02... Which hopefully is what you originally walked there and asked for?

Anyway, don't stress it man, learning is learning and I am sure if you play the heavier hand you may end up in front or at least even over the confusion....

Their fault.

2c.
 

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