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Advice Needed Kegging Setup

Started by stickman1019, May 25, 2022, 03:45:26 PM

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stickman1019

Well guys first time poster so apologies if in the wrong section.


Just getting into homebrew and think I like the idea of kegging.

The below is on sale in adverts for $230


http://www.adverts.ie/26716530

Does this represent good value?

Also is this all that is required for kegging or is there additional equipment required.



Any advice or suggestions appreciated




Pheeel

It's okay but if it was me I'd get the bits from scratch from either the homebrewcompany or ebay or aliexpress. That gas tank is also pretty small. You can get a fire extinguisher big tank from AJ Edge in Bray or otherwise online
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DEMPSEY

Best way to serve from a corney keg is to use a fridge
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stickman1019

Thanks guys next two questions answered there. :P  Fridge and gas


Was thinking about the gas beingabit small.



What size Gas should I be aiming for ?


I have acccess toold fire extinguishers if that helps.


DEMPSEY

If your based in Dublin or near then go to Edge's in Bray. They will give you a gas tank for €50 with refills €10.
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stickman1019

What sizes cylinder is good ? 2 kg enough ?

phildo79

Way overpriced. You can get exactly what you need for about half that. It also has pin lock posts and disconnects. I have never used these but was under the assumption that ball lock posts and disconnects were better. They are certainly more popular.

stickman1019

Cheers lads I had a look on website suggested above and for a Tap, Corny Key and reglator its coming to about `145 without postage.


I am missing somethig here or picking very expensive parts ?

Beer Tap
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32349336420.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.17656fa95O3jnK&algo_pvid=877cac23-c87d-4e5e-b697-45780009b225&algo_exp_id=877cac23-c87d-4e5e-b697-45780009b225-1&pdp_ext_f=%7B%22sku_id%22%3A%2212000025148012798%22%7D&pdp_npi=2%40dis%21EUR%21%2135.88%21%21%21%21%21%402101e9d216541949874224640e301a%2112000025148012798%21sea


Corny Keg
https://www.thehomebrewcompany.ie/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=4210


Gas Regulator

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000435051805.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.2c432501qbXojT&algo_pvid=8de47939-ca02-4e94-be70-975aea838fc9&algo_exp_id=8de47939-ca02-4e94-be70-975aea838fc9-15&pdp_ext_f=%7B%22sku_id%22%3A%2212000016929689611%22%7D&pdp_npi=2%40dis%21EUR%21%2149.08%21%21%21%21%21%402101e9cf16541962599695252e7860%2112000016929689611%21sea

stickman1019


DEMPSEY

Go for NUKA taps as they are a great tap and have many accessories made to fit with them.
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phildo79

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001450711993.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.6c1b7727HTQBD2&algo_pvid=0cc34af1-a1af-4812-8993-112c81b15988&algo_exp_id=0cc34af1-a1af-4812-8993-112c81b15988-2&pdp_ext_f=%7B%22sku_id%22%3A%2212000016162548147%22%7D&pdp_npi=2%40dis%21GBP%21%2126.38%21%21%215.81%21%21%402100bdd516545227223607881e0e85%2112000016162548147%21sea

DEMPSEY

€ 25,00  18%OFF | Kegland NUKATAP stainless steel- Black - homebrew Draft Beer tap brewing faucet -Stealth Bomber-  (free plastic handle included)
https://a.aliexpress.com/_msDULlM
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DEMPSEY

These taps come in black or stainless steel. What makes them better is the spout can be swapped out for several fittings. Stout spout, growler spout, counter pressure bottle filer.
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phildo79

Quote from: DEMPSEY on June 14, 2022, 09:42:38 AMThese taps come in black or stainless steel. What makes them better is the spout can be swapped out for several fittings. Stout spout, growler spout, counter pressure bottle filer.
See the counter pressure post that can be screwed into the tap, what else is needed to complete the whole bottle filler set-up?

TheSumOfAllBeers

In the original ad, it looks like 3/8 beer line in use. 3/16 is better as it will step down the serve pressure and reduce foaming. The tap does have flow control in it, but 3/16 line would be better, and it's easier to manage.

Once its properly under pressure, you will need to be serving cold. So its not enough to have the keg hanging around the house.

Original deal doesn't look anything special, just seems like a sum of the base parts with extra for labour on top.