Using CO2 to prevent oxidation during fermentation — Ep. 159


Happy December, Homebrewer!

Thank you for joining us once again for another fun-filled episode of the Homebrew Happy Hour … the podcast where we answer all of your homebrewing questions and discuss all things related to craft beer!

On Today’s Show:

We’re back from stuffing ourselves silly during the Thanksgiving break. Well, some of us (*cough* TODD *cough*) may have stuffed themselves more than others… but, either way, we had a wonderful Thanksgiving and we hope you did too!

We update you all on the weight loss competition between myself and Todd. Spoiler: I’m going to win. This week we also briefly discuss our holiday beer selection for our company Christmas party and I remind you all of the wonderful perks you receive when you join our Patreon community!

Then, we address two questions. The first is on what size CO2 cylinder might work best if only used for keeping O2 from seeping into your beer during fermenation in a vessel like the Spike Flex or Flex +. The second question deals with corny keg upkeep and, specifically, repairing rubber handles that are coming loose. It’s an informative episode, that’s for sure!

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