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    King Keg Usage

    I use corny kegs and basic pressure barrels, first time using a KKTT primed with 80g sugar stuck an all grain bitter in it, after a week to carb up was put in a fridge set to 1 just a plain old under counter fridge that the misses let me put under the stairs, the beer is carbed up nice, I have a...
  2. M

    What are you drinking tonight 2021?

    Geordie mild beer kit, brewed short to 19 litres with 1kg amber DME, very nice.
  3. M

    Bung for Boot’s pressure barrel

    Good stuff, that sounds like a nice brew, don't think I've tried Simcoe in a home brew yet.
  4. M

    What are you drinking tonight 2021?

    Pint of Stout from small PB, nice head and carbonation. Cheers.
  5. M

    Pimped Pressure Barrel

    Good stuff, I'll try making some if I can't find any online. Cheers.
  6. M

    Pimped Pressure Barrel

    Hi stesmi, where did you find the blue tube inserts? The PB looks great.
  7. M

    5L pressure barrel

    2 gallon PB works great once you get use to sealing them, never lost pressure yet have it few years now. Definitely recommend.
  8. M

    Bung for Boot’s pressure barrel

    Any luck finding a bung ?
  9. M

    Fire extinguisher valve stuck?

    Good point, I'll see if I can find a place where I can drop if off one week and collect it the next, hopefully get my own tank with dip tube removed. Thanks for all the advice.
  10. M

    Fire extinguisher valve stuck?

    Good morning all, I checked the fire extinguisher and regulator it seems like the fire extinguisher valve is definitely stuck open, I tried to slowly release the gas between the regulator and tank, it should have ran out very quickly, but it just kept going so I very slowly loosened the nut...
  11. M

    Fire extinguisher valve stuck?

    I'll order some John Guest taps, I'll check the regulator and tank in the morning, learning as I go, pressure barrels are looking nice and easy compared to cornys. Thanks 👍
  12. M

    Fire extinguisher valve stuck?

    Hi BeerCat, I see, hopefully I didn't damage it, I'll remember not to do that again just use it to serve, what I mean about letting gas through, when I turn the nob on the regulator up to raise the psi, gas will come out even with the fire extinguisher valve in the off position... This has me a...
  13. M

    Fire extinguisher valve stuck?

    Hi folks, I tried out using a fire extinguisher as a source for co2, I tried gassing up a corny keg, a small one 9 litres and the regulator got very cold and started to kinda frost up a little, the fire extinguisher was in it's upright position, I'm now thinking I should have inverted it and...
  14. M

    What did you brew today?

    Brewed a Stout last night small batch 2 gallons. 1.5kg Pale malt, 300 grams of flaked barley, 200 grams roast barley, 20g East Kent Goldings for 60 minutes used a pack of Cooper's yeast. Looks good 👍
  15. M

    Hello.

    Hi thanks for the warm welcome, I brew all sorts, country wines, wine kits beer kits, all grain ales stouts bitters, not so much larger as I'm not set up for that, but I could be, I have a little bit of room in the shed so it's possible but not yet.
  16. M

    Hello.

    Hello fellow brewers, great info on here glad to join the community, I love to brew and share the nectar with family and friends, also try get others interested in this great hobby.
  17. M

    Pressure Barrels - More than you wanted to know!

    Great post, I use pressure barrels and find them reliable once you get familiar with them.
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