Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?

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Hello All

Can anyone recommend a 5 gallon beer pressure barrel with a pressure
meter for home brew use.

Many thanks for any comments

regards
DC

Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
DC wrote:
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Never seen or heard of anything like it...

    --------->Denny
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Life begins at 60 - 1.060, that is.

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
I always thought you could buy such an item, let me explain.

I have a KING KEG pressure barrel but always seem to have trouble with
low pressure with beer coming out a tricke when the  keg is half
empty. C02 cannister bursts in through top valve of keg seems to only
improve pressure matters slightly and there appears to be no leaks in
keg.  

Is it me or do you professional homerbrewers use some form of pressure
gauge/meter to the take guesswork out of maintaining pressure in  the
keg.

DC


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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
DC wrote:
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I have no idea about your situation, I'm afarid...never heard of the
product you're talking about.  I use 5 gal. SS soda kegs, a CO2 tank,
and regulator.  The guages on the tank give me the info you're looking
for.  Sorry I couldn't be of more help.

    -------->Denny
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Life begins at 60 - 1.060, that is.

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
Thanks for your comment.

Having looked at websites on the regulator you mention below in your
reply, this appears to be the  bit I'm missing from my setup which
would take guess work out with barrel pressures.

Many thanks you've put me on the right track which I'll now
investigate.

regards
DC  

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
Denny what pressure are you running at with your soda
tank setup as I am seting up a similar system now

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
rpga wrote:
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I like about 2.5-2.75 volumes of CO2 in my beer.  I set my fridge at
40F, so I carbonate to about 12 psi.  There's a relationship between
carbonation, temp. and pressure you have to maintain.

    --------->Denny
--
Life begins at 60 - 1.060, that is.

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
thanks much as I plan on keeping my frig temp about the same as I also plan
on storing potatoes in the bottom containers which I can often get very
cheep on sale at times and other time full retail so I tend to buy 15-20 lb
extra  when there on sale
I am also puting in a stout faucet powered by a 4th 5 gal corny  soda keg
and a nitrogen tank and regulator running 75%/25 % co2 and nitrogen

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Re: Beer Barrel Recommendation with a pressure meter?
rpga wrote:
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My wife grows LOTS of potatoes and we keep them in back of the kegs in
the beer fridge...must just be a natural thing to do!

    ----------->Denny
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Life begins at 60 - 1.060, that is.

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