Category Archives: Carbonation

Brennan Industries 1/4″ Male NPT to 1/4″ Female Flare – now… $5.60 + Build a Spunding Valve How & Why

Brennan Industries 6505-04-04 Steel Straight Tube Fitting, 1/4"-18 NPTF x 7/16"-20 SAE Thread, 1/4" Male NPTF x 1/4" Female JIC Swivel

Brennan Industries 6505-04-04 Steel Straight Tube Fitting, 1/4″-18 NPTF x 7/16″-20 SAE Thread, 1/4″ Male NPTF x 1/4″ Female JIC Swivel

This fitting is featured in our Spunding Valve Build in the Style 1 section of our build post.  A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and more.

12/1 5 AM Central: This is on sale for just $5.60. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

TWO x Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles – works on gas AND liquid posts – $18.99, $9.50 each + Fun With Carbonation Caps!

FERRODAY Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling 5/16 Barb CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Water Stainless Steel PET Bottle Filling Carbonation Cap & O-ring + Flat Gasket

FERRODAY Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling 5/16 Barb CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Water Stainless Steel PET Bottle Filling Carbonation Cap & O-ring + Flat Gasket

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Highlighted Features
  • [Heavy Duty Stainless Carbonation Cap]: High quality stainless steel carbonation cap, well made for rust resistance and corrosion-proof. Would last for a longtime in good condition. A must have equipment for homebrew Carbonation.
  • [Great for Homebrew Carbonation/ Cleaning]: This ball lock carbonation cap is most used for homemade beverages carbonation, and meanwhile it is great for cleaning beer/ soda/ water/ juice lines. Easy to set up.
  • [Easily Forced Carbonation Drinks]: Ideal for forced carbonation drinks in bottles. Fit for most soft drink PET bottles. Just simply attach this cap with a PET bottle and a ball-lock gas disconnect to coupling CO2 into the bottle for beverage carbonation. Your homemade drinks will be right ready for drinking.
  • [Food Safe Gasket/ No Leaks]: We use premium material for the gaskets and o-rings. High resilient food safe rubber gaskets to seal against the threads and give you no leak connections! We updated our package with more o-rings and more gaskets for replacement.
  • [No Regrets Purchase]: Stainless steel made carbonation cap. We are committed to offering you high-quality products as well as superior service! Please feel free to tell if any problems, we would try our best to help. Lifetime technical support.

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

 

Applications:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed three draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump ConversionBuilding a Simple Ball Lock Draft Line Flushing Setup
  • Related Top Post: Fun with Carbonation Caps!

One of the questions that arises on these type of carb caps, is… does it work with both liquid and gas posts?  Some models are universal fit and some work only with gas posts.  For draft line cleaning projects to work well, at least in my opinion, the carb cap that’s used needs to be universal.  I’m happy to report that the one I received did indeed work with both liquid and ball lock posts.  Check the product description for current specs.

Check out my Hands on Review of this great carb cap.

FERRODAY Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling 5/16 Barb CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Water Stainless Steel PET Bottle Filling Carbonation Cap & O-ring + Flat Gasket  – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

11/12 7:30 PM Central: These are selling for just $18.99. That’s just 40 cents shy of the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Also Available in Single Count: Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling With 5/16″ Barb,CO2 Coupling To Carbonate Soda Beer Fruit Juice Water – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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KegLand Core 360 Mini C02 Regulator – Works w/Sodastream OR 16 gram cartridges! – Just Back In Stock

 

Core 360 Regulators Are Just Back In Stock:

KegLand Core 360 Mini C02 Regulator from William's Brewing

KegLand Core 360 Mini C02 Regulator from William’s Brewing

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

The Mini 360 Core Actuator Regulator from KegLand is extremely versatile, and can be used with either a Sodastream® C02 Bottle or a 16 gram C02 cartridge.

Unlike other regulator designs, the Mini 360 Core does not puncture or open the C02 cartridge or cylinder until after the C02 source is screwed onto the regulator. After securing the C02 source to the regulator, you then tighten the plunger which pierces the cartridge, or opens the Sodastream pin. The result is no wasted gas when you install a cartridge.

It also has a choice of two disconnect orientations, and features a DuoTight compatible 6.5mm hose barb outlet which can also accept ¼” inner diameter gas tubing. Also included is a Female Flare outlet so you can screw this regulator directly onto a threaded Ball Lock Disconnect if you prefer.

The pressure relief valve releases at 65 PSI, but you can switch this out for a different range by using our red 35 PSI relief valve or our 100 PSI grey relief valve.

The Mini Gauge is heavily protected with brass on all sides to prevent damage when dropping. The gauge itself is a standard KegLand Mini Gauge, and you can swap out another KegLand Mini gauge with a 2mm hex wrench if you would prefer a different range than 0-60 PSI.

Includes:

1 x Mini 360 Core Actuator Regulator with Sodastream® thread

1 x 360° 6.5mm duotight compatible hose barb

1 x 360° FFL Fitting for MFL Disconnects

1 x Port end cap

1 x 65psi Green PRV

1 x 16 Gram Threaded C02 Cartridge Adapter

Note: This also fits Leland® brand 74 gram threaded cartridges if you order our adapter item G60. It does not fit 74 gram Brewer’s Edge® C02 cartridges.

Note: Pictured Sodastream® 60 Liter C02 Bottle not included, these are available at many home stores and also exchanged at many stores.


 

This is… DuoTight compatible and it works with Sodastream tanks and 16 gram cartridges!  It’s worth noting that DuoTights are not a requirement if you’re not currently using that great system.

  • These have been sold out for some time, but are back in stock again as of this update
  • Shipping is free or reasonably priced flat rate to addresses in the contiguous US depending on your order size for most items.

KegLand Core 360 Mini C02 Regulator

Free FermZilla Tri clamp Lid:

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Pressure Gauge – 0 to 60 PSI – by PIC Gauges + Our Spunding Build – now $5.02

PIC Gauge S101D-254D 2.5″ Dial, 0/60 psi Range, 1/4″ Male NPT Connection Size, Bottom Mount Single Scale Dry Pressure Gauge with a Black Steel Case, Brass Internals, Chrome Bezel, and Plastic Lens

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Highlighted Features
  • Black Steel Case With Chrome Bezel
  • Brass Socket And Movement
  • Phosphor Bronze Bourdon Tube
  • Dry Non-Fillable
  • 3-2-3% Accuracy

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

 

A potential homebrew application for this is to use it as part of a Spunding Valve Build.   A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve

11/12 2 AM Central: This is selling for just $5.02. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

PIC Gauge S101D-254D 2.5″ Dial, 0/60 psi Range, 1/4″ Male NPT Connection Size, Bottom Mount Single Scale Dry Pressure Gauge with a Black Steel Case, Brass Internals, Chrome Bezel, and Plastic Lens – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Measureman Digital Pressure Gauge – $12.97 + free prime ship & Spunding Valve Build

MEASUREMAN 2-1/2" Dial Size Digital Air Pressure Gauge with 1/4'' NPT Bottom Connector and Protective Boot, 0-60psi, Accuracy 1%, Battery Powered, with LED Light

Measureman 2-1/2″ Dial Size Digital Air Pressure Gauge with 1/4” NPT Bottom Connector and Protective Boot, 0-60psi, Accuracy 1%, Battery Powered, with LED Light

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Highlighted Features
  • For pneumatic, air pressure measuring, typical for tire gauge, tire inflator, air pressure system etc.
  • Dial size: 2-1/2", blue backlight
  • Plastic case and protective boot,
  • Solid brass connection, standard 1/4"NPT male
  • 0-60psi, bar, kg/cm2, kpa, Accuracy:1%

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

 

Note from HBF: For whatever reason this offering seems to periodically change. The one I’m intending to link to is a 2 1/2 dial with 1/4″ NPT that reads 0 to 60 PSI. It’s possible a different variation will show up.

A possible homebrew application for this is to use it as part of a Spunding Valve Build.   A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve

11/8 7:30 AM Central: This is selling for just $12.97. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Measureman 2-1/2″ Dial Size Digital Air Pressure Gauge with 1/4” NPT Bottom Connector and Protective Boot, 0-60psi, Accuracy 1%, Battery Powered, with LED Light – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

TWO x Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles by Luckeg – $16.99, $8.50 each, best price + Fun With Carbonation Caps!

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS - Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16" Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles by Luckeg

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Highlighted Features
  • Heavy Duty Stainless Steel for Carbonation Cap (2 PCS), Perfect Polishing Surface,with two four Food Grade Silicone Seal Rings;
  • Unique Machined the Carbonation Cap, can fit Both Black Liquid Ball Lock Disconnect and Grey Gas Ball Lock Disconnect;
  • The Carbonation Cap can fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles, easy to Counter Pressure Bottle Fill PET Bottles;
  • The Carbonation Cap can Carbonate Various Beverages, including Soda, Beer, Juice, Water or Clean Beer Line;
  • Quality Guarantee: Any Defective for Carbonation Cap, Money Back or Replacement free.

 

Potential Uses:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed three draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump ConversionBuilding a Simple Ball Lock Draft Line Flushing Setup
  • Related Top Post: Fun with Carbonation Caps!

11/4 6 PM Central: These are on sale for just $16.99. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles – works on gas AND liquid posts – $10.99 + Fun With Carbonation Caps!

FERRODAY Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Forced Carbonation PET Bottle Filling 5/16 Barb CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Stainless Steel PET Bottle Carbonation Cap + O-ring + Gasket

Stainless steel ball lock carbonation cap with barb.  Includes replacement o-ring.

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Highlighted Features
  • [Heavy Duty Stainless Carbonation Cap]: High quality stainless steel carbonation cap, well made for rust resistance and corrosion-proof. Would last for a longtime in good condition. A must have equipment for homebrew Carbonation.
  • [Great for Homebrew Carbonation/ Cleaning]: This ball lock carbonation cap is most used for homemade beverages carbonation, and meanwhile it is great for cleaning beer/ soda/ water/ juice lines. Easy to set up.
  • [Easily Forced Carbonation Drinks]: Ideal for forced carbonation drinks in bottles. Fit for most soft drink PET bottles. Just simply attach this cap with a PET bottle and a ball-lock gas disconnect to coupling CO2 into the bottle for beverage carbonation. Your homemade drinks will be right ready for drinking.
  • [Food Safe Gasket/ No Leaks]: We use premium material for the gaskets and o-rings. High resilient food safe rubber gaskets to seal against the threads and give you no leak connections! We updated our package with 2 more o-rings and 1 more gasket for replacement.
  • [No Regrets Purchase]: Stainless steel made carbonation cap weighs about 3.6oz. We are committed to offering you high-quality products as well as superior service! Please feel free to tell if any problems, we would try our best to help. Lifetime technical support.

 

Applications:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed three draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump ConversionBuilding a Simple Ball Lock Draft Line Flushing Setup
  • Related Top Post: Fun with Carbonation Caps!

One of the questions that arises on these type of carb caps, is… does it work with both liquid and gas posts?  Some models are universal fit and some work only with gas posts.  For draft line cleaning projects to work well, at least in my opinion, the carb cap that’s used needs to be universal.  I’m happy to report that the one I received did indeed work with both liquid and ball lock posts.  Check product description for current specs.

Check out my Hands on Review of this great carb cap.

As of this posting, this is selling for $10.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

FERRODAY Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling 5/16 Barb CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Water Stainless Steel PET Bottle Filling Carbonation Cap & O-ring + Flat Gasket – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Pressure Gauge – 0 to 60 PSI – by PIC Gauges + Our Spunding Build

PIC Gauge S101D-254D 2.5″ Dial, 0/60 psi Range, 1/4″ Male NPT Connection Size, Bottom Mount Single Scale Dry Pressure Gauge with a Black Steel Case, Brass Internals, Chrome Bezel, and Plastic Lens

More Info
Highlighted Features
  • Black Steel Case With Chrome Bezel
  • Brass Socket And Movement
  • Phosphor Bronze Bourdon Tube
  • Dry Non-Fillable
  • 3-2-3% Accuracy

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

 

A potential homebrew application for this is to use it as part of a Spunding Valve Build.   A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve

PIC Gauge S101D-254D 2.5″ Dial, 0/60 psi Range, 1/4″ Male NPT Connection Size, Bottom Mount Single Scale Dry Pressure Gauge with a Black Steel Case, Brass Internals, Chrome Bezel, and Plastic Lens – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Brennan Industries 1/4″ Male NPT to 1/4″ Female Flare + Build a Spunding Valve How & Why

Brennan Industries 6505-04-04 Steel Straight Tube Fitting, 1/4"-18 NPTF x 7/16"-20 SAE Thread, 1/4" Male NPTF x 1/4" Female JIC Swivel

Brennan Industries 6505-04-04 Steel Straight Tube Fitting, 1/4″-18 NPTF x 7/16″-20 SAE Thread, 1/4″ Male NPTF x 1/4″ Female JIC Swivel

This fitting is featured in our Spunding Valve Build in the Style 1 section of our build post.  A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and more.

Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Spunding Valve – New Updates!

BlowTie v2 w/Gauge that has been updated to digital, see below for walk through of that process.

A Spunding Valve allows you to maintain a set pressure. If pressure in the vessel exceeds the set point, it is expelled. It generally consists of an adjustable PRV valve, a tee, a gauge and a way to connect to your keg.

Why a Spunding Valve?

There are loads of homebrew related applications for a Spunding valve ranging from pressurized fermentation to naturally carbonating to fixing over carbonated beers and lots more.  Check out our resource post on the subject.  It’s arguably the go-to resource on the Internet on the subject

BowTie v1 Assembly

BlowTie v1 & v2!

This review covers both the original v1 Kegland v1 BlowTie & v2. Both are DuoTight compatible. The biggest difference is v2 has an integrated gauge, where v1 required an add-on gauge.

Kegland BlowTie v2

Kegland BlowTie v1

BlowTie v1 assembly that has been updated to digital, see below for walk through of that process.

But first, more about DuoTight!

Kegland’s DuoTight Fittings are designed to work with EVABarrier Double Wall Tubing.  They offer quick, reliable connections, easy implementation, a variety of fitting options and feature amazing versatility.  They’re also, generally speaking, very well priced.  DuoTights are push to connect fittings and require no tubing clamps.

Check out my extensive Hands on Review

Check out the end of this review for a list of all of my DuoTight related reviews and resource posts.


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Hands on Review Kegland BlowTie Spunding Valve v1

The BlowTie Spunding Valve assembly consists of the BlowTie, a DuoTight Tee Fitting, a DuoTight to flare fitting, a DuoTight pressure gauge and two small pieces of EVABarrier Tubing.

The BlowTie is the heart of this build.  It has DuoTight Push to Connect connections on both side as well as an adjustment knob to set pressure.  Related: DuoTight Hands on Review. Continue reading