Our Cornelius Kegging Guide is also available in PDF format here.Check out our Complete Homebrew Kegging System.
or customize your own:
Complete Homebrew Kegging System
• Four (4) LB CO2 Tank (New)
• Dual Guage Regulator
• Gas (Gray) Ball Disconnect
• Beer (Black) Ball Disconnect
• Plastic Cobra Head Faucet w/ Line and 1/4” fitting
• Six Feet of Thick Wall Gas Line
• 5 Gallon Cornelius Keg (Used)
Quick Carbonation Method
Note: Soak keg w/ 5 gallons of water and 1 cup baking soda overnight to deodorize. Do not use bleach in stainless steel kegs!
Step 1: Clean And Sanitize Keg.
Step 2: Purge keg with CO2 by attaching your gray gas fitting and filling with 5 PSI for 10 seconds
Step 3: Siphon homebrew into keg , attach lid, and add enough pressure to force lid in place
Step 4: Chill keg of beer below 40ºF
Step 5: Attach Gray gas fitting with 30PSI, shake keg for the count of 100 (About 2 Minutes)
Step 6: Allow keg to sit for at least 1 hour with pressure attached (Not more than 24 Hours)
Step 7: Slowly lower pressure to 5PSI while releasing the pressure release valve on top of keg
Step 8: Attach Black beer fitting to the out side of the keg and enjoy a frothy glass of homebrew!
There is more than one way to carbonate your homebrew, this is my method,
feel free to experiment with others!
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