newbie: jockey-co2 pressure

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solo
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newbie: jockey-co2 pressure

Post by solo » Wed Jun 30, 2004 5:17 pm

hello
i am new to kegging. ive seen charts on how much pressure to use; but they all are for cold/chilled beer. my keg is room and i chill with coils in the jockey box. how many lbs of pressure should i use (approx)

fitz
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Only pushing

Post by fitz » Thu Jul 01, 2004 9:24 am

If you are using the jockey box, the beer should already be carbonated. The only thing you should be doing is pushing the beer out with 4 to 8 lbs pressure (judging how much your gauges are off, and the individual beer style)
Charts are normally for carbonating, not dispensing.

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