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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2011, 03:20:17 PM »
Nothing spectacular but here's a pic of the setup after a day:

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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2011, 06:23:57 PM »
Nothing spectacular but here's a pic of the setup after a day:



Looks nice man. Jeez I'm trying to justify getting another freezer now.
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2011, 01:31:17 AM »
100 gallons of beer brewed, never bottled a drop. Keggies rock.

As far as appliances and the wife.... use one of her tricks.

"Oh THAT freezer? I've had that for years......"
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2011, 08:46:36 AM »
Ahhh.... Not sure how long you have been married but there are ways; take it from an old timer.

 A surprise "date" with an expensive dinner (I mean, you got to eat something, right?), and a small gift of some sort of jewelry (catch it on sale) as "a small token of appreciation for putting up with me and all of my making a mess with all the brewing stuff I do. Thank you and I love you more for it. I never imagined anyone could have a more understanding wife, compassionate companion and best friend" will go farther than you will ever imagine. A few small tears doesn't hurt.

  Strike while the iron is hot! In the moment of rhapsody..."All I need is one more small chest freezer then I will have reached the zenith of happiness", and then, little grasshopper, it shall be yours.

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Unfortunately, that wouldn't work for me.  She'd be upset at how much we spent on the dinner and doesn't care much for jewelry.  I'd have to either appeal to her impeccable logic, or help her out in the garden!
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2011, 12:54:40 PM »
Nothing spectacular but here's a pic of the setup after a day:



You won't reget this really nice setup. No lookin' back now man!  8)

Looks great!
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2011, 02:54:15 PM »
Looks good to me! Looks like 5, maybe 6 kegs will fit in the deep part. Awesome. I've been limping along with a fridge doing double duty as ferm chamber and kegerator but recently freed up the cash for a new chest freezer. I already have all the parts for a 4 banger. Keezerator here I come!
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2011, 03:06:32 PM »
There is one major drawback I have found to kegging.

The kegs empty faster than bottles.  ;) I think mine all have black holes in the bottom.  :o
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2011, 03:59:20 PM »
Kegging is awesome. The kegging process is easier and less time consuming than bottling and they seem to find a way to become empty rather quickly. That's why I like to keep at least four in the chamber at least semi-loaded at all times with a couple waiting in line.  ;D
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2011, 07:52:40 PM »
There is one major drawback I have found to kegging.

The kegs empty faster than bottles.  ;) I think mine all have black holes in the bottom.  :o

Critical equilibrium seems to be reached when one has more than 7 and brews 10G weekly.
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2011, 01:25:32 AM »
100 gallons of beer brewed, never bottled a drop. Keggies rock.

As far as appliances and the wife.... use one of her tricks.

"Oh THAT freezer? I've had that for years......"

ROFLMAO!!! That is fantastic...
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2011, 08:39:33 AM »
My wife says to me this morning..."hmmm, having those beer taps could be dangerous." :D

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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2011, 09:52:37 AM »
There is one major drawback I have found to kegging.

The kegs empty faster than bottles.  ;) I think mine all have black holes in the bottom.  :o

Critical equilibrium seems to be reached when one has more than 7 and brews 10G weekly.

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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2011, 10:12:49 AM »
All I can say is that I got 4 kegs recently and kegged my first beer.  I'll never bottle again.  But, we drank the whole 5 gallons in a week which was a bit scary. Having beer on tap, at my fingertips, at any hour of the day may be too much temptation for someone like me. 

Thought maybe I should shake the kegs once in a while so I'd be forced to wait for them to settle back down but I'd probably just end up drinking the foam. :)

I have 4 now and I can tell you that I'll probably have 4 more real soon!

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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2011, 11:52:23 AM »
All I can say is that I got 4 kegs recently and kegged my first beer.  I'll never bottle again.  But, we drank the whole 5 gallons in a week which was a bit scary. Having beer on tap, at my fingertips, at any hour of the day may be too much temptation for someone like me. 

Thought maybe I should shake the kegs once in a while so I'd be forced to wait for them to settle back down but I'd probably just end up drinking the foam. :)

I have 4 now and I can tell you that I'll probably have 4 more real soon!


 I got me a pitcher to fill from the keg so I don't have to keep getting up.

 That's not lazy, it pragmatic ;D
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Re: Kegging Initiated
« Reply #29 on: March 19, 2011, 11:59:01 AM »
All I can say is that I got 4 kegs recently and kegged my first beer.  I'll never bottle again.  But, we drank the whole 5 gallons in a week which was a bit scary. Having beer on tap, at my fingertips, at any hour of the day may be too much temptation for someone like me. 

Thought maybe I should shake the kegs once in a while so I'd be forced to wait for them to settle back down but I'd probably just end up drinking the foam. :)

I have 4 now and I can tell you that I'll probably have 4 more real soon!



 I got me a pitcher to fill from the keg so I don't have to keep getting up.

 That's not lazy, it pragmatic ;D

I'm seriously considering moving the kegerator out of the kitchen and into the living room next to the couch. ;) But then how would I get my exercise?
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