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Using corny as fermenter
« on: September 03, 2013, 10:45:58 AM »
What are easy ways to use a corny for a fermenter i.e. how do I stick a fermentation lock on the thing?  I'm planning on using the corny for dispensing beer in the future. 
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Re: Using corny as fermenter
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2013, 11:05:07 AM »
What are easy ways to use a corny for a fermenter i.e. how do I stick a fermentation lock on the thing?  I'm planning on using the corny for dispensing beer in the future.

Easy.  Attach a blowoff to the gas in tube.
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Re: Using corny as fermenter
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2013, 11:05:18 AM »
In the corny lid take the vent out place a bung with your bubbler or blow off tube in it. Some people also take gas fitting off and do the same. While your at it take 1 inch off the dip tube then when you want to transfer (replace gas fitting or vent) hook up co2 with low pressure and transfer to another keg.
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Re: Using corny as fermenter
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2013, 07:39:55 AM »
What are easy ways to use a corny for a fermenter i.e. how do I stick a fermentation lock on the thing?  I'm planning on using the corny for dispensing beer in the future.

Easy.  Attach a blowoff to the gas in tube.
This. You may be concerned it will clog, but remember the keg is rated to >100psi. The clog will blow through the tube long before the keg seals fail.
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