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Old 02-16-2014, 03:54 AM   #11
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I let it sit it the keggerator fridge so probably 38 degrees. I screwed up but oh well I will just pour it and let it settle. It still taste awesome
How long are your serving lines?
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Old 02-16-2014, 10:32 AM   #12
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I'll just say it again to help get the point across...

How long are your serving lines?

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Old 02-16-2014, 01:29 PM   #13
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10 ft brand new line

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10 ft brand new line
What is the inner diameter of the lines?
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Old 02-16-2014, 03:52 PM   #15
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If you pour 2 glasses in a row is the second glass just as foamy?
If not, the beer line might be warm if you have a tower.


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Old 02-16-2014, 06:14 PM   #16
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its a 3/16 line. And I don't have a tower everything is sitting inside the refrigerator/keggerator

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Old 02-16-2014, 09:43 PM   #17
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It's going to be ok.

Your initial suspicion was on the money, you overcarbed the bejesus out of that keg with the 30psi for 3 days trick. To tame the beast you need to disconnect the gas feed and keep burping the keg every chance you get for a couple of days. Then put the keg on gas long enough to do a test pour. If it's still too foamy, shut the gas back off and continue with the burping regimen.

Also, if you notice large pockets of gas in the beer lines after they've been sitting for awhile, you may have enough temperature stratification that the lines are significantly warmer than the beer at the bottom of the kegs. A small dc fan running 24/7 will keep the air moving enough to make that a non-problem...

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