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How many Mr. Beer kegs........

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....does everyone have? I have two now, and looking at buying a third. I am not ready to go to the 5 gal. batches yet, and three kegs would probably serve me well......

Just wondering???

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I have two and that is plenty. I usually dont even have both full at the same time. Although I am looking to replace one of them. I have been using it for over 3 yrs now.

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I got 3... plus 7 6.5 gal buckets and 8 6 gal carboys.. and 2 40 gallon conicals (not online yet though). :)

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I have 3, but I the most I have going at once is two batches. Just this week, I decided to use my 3rd keg as a "bottling bucket" for batch priming.

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I have 2 kegs. It serves me well. I wish I had more but time, space and $$ wouldnt allow me to fill anymore any way so 2 is perfect!

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2 kegs and 6.5gal carboy. the kegs have been neglected cause of the new guy but I have big plans for them. Keeping three fermenters going is tough for the same reasons mnstarzz said, time, money and space.

If only we could all have 40 gallon conicals!!

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Two here...actually just recieved the second one. Haven't had a chance to break it in yet. Maybe on Sunday??? :cheer:

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I have 3 which are all currently in use, but that is only because I have a very limited time to bottle in the next 2 months. I'm planning on using the 3rd keg for secondary fermentation after this. 3 going at the same time is cumbersome, especially the waiting for it all to be ready!

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I have 2 Mr beer kegs and 2 streamlined (one for lemonade/cider) one for batch priming and I have the groupon for a 6.5 gallon kit but won't actually order it til next month.

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I have two regular Mr. Beer kegs and one Mr. Beer Pilot Keg (6qt)

I also have one Slim-line 2.5 gallon keg for batch primimg

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Yeah, really, it doesn't have to be Mr. Beer Kegs only.

What kind of setup do you have......5 gal. carboy, etc., or larger?

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I'm waiting for delivery of keg #3. I started like many, with the gift of the kit at Christmas. I have to edit myself now at work and home and try NOT to talk about brewing all the time.

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just got my 4th yesterday....wife saw it at the thrift store for a buck...grabbed it for me. :laugh:

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2 that are pretty much fermenting something all the time, 1-2 day rest between batches.

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powers1334 wrote:

just got my 4th yesterday....wife saw it at the thrift store for a buck...grabbed it for me. :laugh:

You hang on to that one, ya hear! (the wife, not the keg)

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Between Timathie and myself there are:
3 Mr Beer fermenters
3 5 gallon fermenters
2 5 gallon PET1 carboys for secondary
and
one 12.5 gallon blue barrel named Big Bob

Not to mention 5 Corney kegs, 3 of which currently contain beer (2 on tap).

Sadly, right now we only have 1 in primary and 1 in secondary.

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I have 2 MB kegs with the third ordered and scheduled for delivery this Monday.

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Started with 2, up to 3. If I wanted to brew more I'd just get another, I like these little kegs much better then my old 5 gallon kit.

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I have 5 MB kegs, but usually have no more than 4 in action at any given time. Might start using the 5th for hard cider/lemonade.

Every time I think I might want a 5-gallon set-up, I realize I can simply split between 2 kegs - so why bother?

I do have a 7.9 gallon plastic fermenter and a 6 1/2 gallon glass carboy, but I use those to make wine for SWMBO.

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I have 4, but only been using 3 which are always in use, the empty was picked up off Craigslist with 12 fliptop bottles for $10, but I really don't have the room for it, might use it for batch priming soon. Need the fancy spigot for it like my others.

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2 kegs here which is just right for me. Anymore and I would have to make brewing a full time job.

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i have three. none are in use at the moment, as my mini fridge is being used to lager american gold premimum (archived) and maibock (spring seasonal)

EDIT: i recounted and i have 4 total, none in use do to going to florida at the end of may so i dont want any sitting around here in so cal for that time.

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Four, plus a 6 gallon bucket and a 3 gallon better bottle. I'm really liking the better bottle as of late. The bucket won't get much of a workout until I fully commit to 5 gallon by upsizing some of my equipment, so thus far it has only gotten one use.

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I have 2 for fermenting and a 3rd for batch priming. I also have two 3 gal carboys for secondaries though and usually have at least 3 out of the 4 going.

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2 MB kegs and had one slimline until it died a few weeks ago.

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i have 3 havent had a chance to use number 3 yet i normaly have 2 going at the same time i should have number 3 going by tuesday if not thursday the latest

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Ok, I'll admit 'anything worth doing is worth overdoing'.

I've been brewing and fermenting double batches, enough to fill 2 Mr. Beer fermenters, for a while now. I can fill my 5 gallon mash tun with 11.5 pounds of grain and make enough 1.070 range wort to fill 2 MB fermenters.

My process yields about 4.5 gallons of beer, just a perfect fit for the MB fermenters and my 2.5 gallon corny kegs.

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An old pic...
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...now three live in coolers during the first seven to ten days of ferment for temp control.
(The "other than beer" catagory lives on the counter full time.)
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Then to the countertop to finish.

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So more can go in the coolers.
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(4) MR B (2 are a friends but at my house)
(4) 5 gal carboys (1 in use and others never used...yet)
(2) 5 or 6 gal buckets (never used yet, came in a group purchase with the carboys)


Currently (5) ferments going at once. (2) Mr B are ready to be bottled, (2) Mr B and (1) carboy need a couple weeks to get ready.

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2 Mr. B kegs (1 really yucky old kit brewed for practice) gonna use for test batches. Got both kegs for free.

2 6 gal fermentation/bottling pails (jumped right in with both feet)
5 gal Best Bitter done and drinking (1st brew)came out great
5 gal patersbier still waiting to be brewed
8 home draft mini kegs (1.5 gal)for conditioning and dispensing
3 filled with English Best Bitter, 2 conditioning , 1 tapped for drinking as we speak (insert half empty pilsner glass here)

Endless supply of 5 gal water bottles for secondaries or whatever.best part is they come filled with water :-)... Buddy works for water co.

2 corny kegs (not used yet)

Total newby and totally hooked.

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3 MB kegs, 2 5 gal glass carboys, 3 and 6 gal better bottles, couple of slimlines for secondary and cold crashing, 1 each 7.9, 4, and 2 1/2 gal plastic buckets. Some filled with wine, some with beer. It all started as a science experiment and got out of hand.

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2 kegs now, which is plenty for brewing but I think I may get a third for batch priming.

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Three here, i got the third when MB had a $10 special. having 3 going this time of year will help stockpile some brew for the summer months. you can branch out into hard cider without effecting the beer line!

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SnuffySmith747 wrote:

Three here, i got the third when MB had a $10 special.

I've only been brewing for 2 years, but I think they've had that special the whole time.

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