Author Topic: CO2 Distributor vs Secondary Regulator  (Read 2037 times)

Offline evilgiraffe

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CO2 Distributor vs Secondary Regulator
« on: July 02, 2020, 11:34:34 AM »
Hey all,
Been brewing for a while and am just about to take the plunge into kegging. Been doing the research but I can't find much info on whether it's better to go with a regular distributor or a secondary regulator? I'll likely have three or four kegs of different styles of beer that I will want to pressurize, so I'm assuming that maybe the sec regulator is better. But I'm wondering if the different pressures are so great that it's worth the extra money. Looking at the two (with 4 outlets), it seems there's about a 80-90 dollar difference. Any thoughts/advice?

Offline BOB357

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Re: CO2 Distributor vs Secondary Regulator
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2020, 11:54:46 AM »
Just depends on whether you think the extra cost is worth the benefit. I brew mostly APAs, IPAs and an occasional ESB, Stout, Cream Ale  or Blonde Ale. I carbonate everything to about 2.3 volumes. Pretty middle of the road. If I Brewed more British beers, I'd go with one secondary regulator and have 2 carbonation levels.
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Re: CO2 Distributor vs Secondary Regulator
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2020, 02:27:24 PM »
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