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Old 10-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #11
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If all of the CO2 leaked out while contained in a keezer, it would have purged most if not the entire void of oxygen. I think the problem may be something else. When I ferment in the chest freezer there is no available oxygen in it, when I go digging around I have to come up for air.

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Old 10-04-2012, 03:41 PM   #12
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Would it be possible that the co2 container had some air in the bottom? I have used the same one before so not sure of that is even possible?
No. The tanks are filled with liquid CO2 and CO2 is heavier than air so both would displace any air in the tank as it filled.
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:24 PM   #13
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Ok, tasted again and here is me best explanation:


More of a problem with taste than smell
Somewhat sour apple/ acidic
Mouth numbing
Astringent

Remember that it was fully carbed and tasting great before the co2 ran out.

Any guesses?

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:32 PM   #14
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Ok, tasted again and here is me best explanation:


More of a problem with taste than smell
Somewhat sour apple/ acidic
Mouth numbing
Astringent

Remember that it was fully carbed and tasting great before the co2 ran out.

Any guesses?
Straight up infection. Aceto?
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:33 PM   #15
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Any idea how an infection could take over so rapidly after all of the transferring was complete? It had been sitting for 2 weeks carbing then all of a sudden...

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:36 PM   #16
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Also it affected 2 kegs so it must have happened a while ago. Seems strange that all of a sudden an ingestion shows up right as the co2 goes out?

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Old 10-05-2012, 01:20 AM   #17
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Just a thought, Did it freeze?
Whenever I hear of beer turning "darker" in the keg, that's the first thing I think of.

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Old 10-05-2012, 02:02 AM   #18
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Didn't freeze

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Old 10-05-2012, 02:11 AM   #19
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It's sorta from left field...and it doesn't explain the darker color...but what you're describing actually sounds like carbonic acid developed from over-carbonating your beer. Like I said, it's a shot in the dark but the taste descriptors are similar to an experience I had.

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Old 10-05-2012, 02:51 AM   #20
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What do I do to see if its carbonic acid, keep purging? Or is it ruined?

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