[rescue] Replacement for canned air?
wwill at siu.edu
Fri Apr 9 09:12:25 CDT 2004
>Yep, I have a 5 lb. straight CO2 tank for my beer keg, but I
>never considered using it to blow dust out of machines. Anyway,
>I'd have to figure out some type of fitting to interface with
>the ball-lock keg fitting. As you said, though, the nitrogen
Hose barb fittings work pretty well, and you can crank your regulator wide
open. (I also homebrew beer, occasionally wine,
mead/metheglin/melomel/cyser/pyment, ciders, and make my own vinegar and
>p.s. - I think nitrogen serving gas has become over-used. It's
>fine for Guinness, Murphy's, Beamish, etc. But personally I
>think it's nasty for lighter ales and session beers.
If it requires nitrogen, there's something wrong with it. Heavy dark beers
such as Guinness, et alii, well, you can make a case for it but I think
pulling your pint with a good beer engine works just as well.
And btw, I agree: nitrogenating a small ale is an abomination.
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