Cask co2 volumn

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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by john luc » Sat May 18, 2019 9:15 am

Diacetyl is considered a flaw in some styles but in English Ales it is often part of the flavour. it is actually in many commercial beers and if these beers now tried to remove it their customers would not like it. Cruzcampo Lager in Spain comes to mind for me as one.
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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by PeeBee » Sun May 19, 2019 9:19 am

john luc wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 9:15 am
Diacetyl is considered a flaw in some styles but in English Ales it is often part of the flavour. it is actually in many commercial beers and if these beers now tried to remove it their customers would not like it. Cruzcampo Lager in Spain comes to mind for me as one.
Thank you. That seems to be a very "level headed" response.

I was expecting the usual unhelpful response from folk having strongly held beliefs in half-baked ideas.

And I'm no better because I was trying to generate such responses. [-X

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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by john luc » Sun May 19, 2019 10:23 am

A man after me own heart :wink:
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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by john luc » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:23 pm

Got this item in Aldi today. It is a Co2 bicycle wheel charger and looking to use it on my keg coupler.
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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by john luc » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:25 pm

I can dial it down to almost closed so it can act like a cask breather
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Re: Cask co2 volumn

Post by PeeBee » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:38 am

john luc wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:25 pm
I can dial it down to almost closed so it can act like a cask breather
Careful, it isn't a regulator. You can turn it down until there is only a slight whiff coming through, but that slight whiff won't stop coming through until the cylinder is empty. Use to give a manual blast when it needs it.

They are cheap and fairly good looking; better than what I had for me bike - when I could ride it. I might consider one for my mini-kegs when taking a keg on picnic; if I ever get the chance between the rain.

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