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shawnx86:
I am new to kegging and am in the process of converting a freezed as per the directons on this site:
http://www.oregonbrewcrew.com/freezer/freezer.html
I plan on starting my first lager this weekend. What I am missing though is some guidance on how to actually keg. I have consulted "New Brewing Lager Beer" by Noonan and the classic"Joy of Home Brewing" by Papazian
Can anyone point me to a website that will step me through the process from secondary fermenter to pint glass?

Thanks
Shawn

a10t2:
1. Siphon from primary/secondary to keg.
2. Set CO2 regulator to desired pressure (http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/recipator/carbonation.html).
3. Seal keg lid and connect CO2.
4. Pull keg PRV for a few seconds to remove air.
5. Optionally, shake keg to get faster carbonation.
6. After a few days to a week, attach beer-out line and start pouring.

halenrush:
There is also the whole cleaning process to think about, which, luckily with the cornelius kegs, we have all the equipment we need.  When I first started kegging I watched a bunch of videos on YouTube.  I pretty much do Chris Knights process verbatim. 

http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7F070D7AC4AF3BAD&search_query=chris+knight+kegging

hamiltont:

--- Quote from: halenrush on November 17, 2009, 10:32:49 AM ---There is also the whole cleaning process to think about, which, luckily with the cornelius kegs, we have all the equipment we need.  When I first started kegging I watched a bunch of videos on YouTube.  I pretty much do Chris Knights process verbatim. 

http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7F070D7AC4AF3BAD&search_query=chris+knight+kegging

--- End quote ---

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Thirsty_Monk:
you probably also need:
CO2 tank
CO2 regulator
Corny keg
Line IN with gas connector
Line OUT with beer connector tap.

Micro Matic
CO2 Tanks
http://www.micromatic.com/draft-keg-beer/gas-equipment-cid-19.html
Regulators:
http://www.micromatic.com/draft-keg-beer/regulators-cid-614.html


http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/tanks/co2/C5.shtml

http://www.aquariumplants.com/Aluminum_CO2_Cylinders_Tanks_p/t.htm


How long will one 5lb tank last before I need to refill/exchange it?
According to this http://www.suebob.com/brew/brewref.htm
it should be about 10 kegs.
and Micro Matic says it is 15 to 22 5 Gal kegs.
http://www.micromatic.com/beer-questions/how-many-beer-kegs-dispensed-out-co2-tank-aid-89.html

I almost forgot.
You also need temp control your freezer.
You can get temp controller at Ranco store:
http://www.rancoetc.com/which-etc-model-need-a-6.html

Single stage controller is here:
http://www.rancoetc.com/ranco-etc111000000-digital-temperature-controller-p-86.html
Dual Stage controller is here:
http://www.rancoetc.com/ranco-etc211000000-stage-p-105.html
If you prefer Johnson controller you can buy it there too:
http://www.rancoetc.com/johnson-a419abc1c-120240v-single-stage-temperature-control-p-111.html
Some people like LOVE controllers.

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