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Offline bldeagle1

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Beer line cooling
« on: February 16, 2018, 10:57:09 PM »
Does anyone have any experience with air (fan) cooled beer lines? I am planning my basement bar build with a 4 faucet/line custom tower, and it will be between 7 and 8 feet from the side of the keezer to the faucets. The piping will be under the bar in 3" PVC piping with foam insulation inside the pipe (and outside if need be). I have read that air cooling systems are only good to about 5', and I would think a glycol system (even a homemade one) could be overkill for 7 feet or so?? Thoughts?? Thanks in advance.

Offline HydraulicSammich

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Re: Beer line cooling
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 05:09:18 PM »
Check the Micromatic web site. They sell little Dayton squirrel cage fans for this purpose. I use one in my keezer to transfer colder bottom air up flexible PVC to a ridged PVC manifold across my taps. Holes having been bored in the manifold directly above each shank. 
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