Converting pin lock keg posts to ball lock, do you have to sparge, large conical fermenters for small batches, & fermenting in the keg — Ep. 196



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Much like last week’s show, we are taking FOUR questions from now on which means even more awesome content jam-packed into each week AND, get this — we’re going to try and stay on topic 80% of the show. Eh? Eh? Not a bad promise.

We talked about a lot today, including the process of changing out pin lock posts for ball lock posts and what to look out for when converting a keg‘s posts. We also take a question that asked about when sparging an all-grain batch is necessary and in what situations could you get away with doing a “no sparge” brew day. Then, we discussed using over-sized conical fermenters when you’re brewing much smaller batches (i.e – if you brew 5 gallon batches but own a 15 gallon fermenter). Finally, we wrap it up with a question about doing the entire fermentation process in a homebrew keg. It’s more common than you might think and we discuss the pros and cons of doing it that way!

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