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Old 08-11-2012, 05:28 AM   #11
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An update on this alt. It's been almost 2 weeks since my last taste. The sulfur is almost gone and the sweetness is not nearly as aggressive. Really soft mouthfeel with a dry finish.

Not all that clear but that has never been my chief complaint.

I think I could get into drinking this.

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Old 08-11-2012, 06:56 AM   #12
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I read that sulfur dioxide can be removed by bubbling CO2 through the dip tube and venting the top of the keg. Is there merit to this, and has anyone tried it?

Any chance that bringing it to room temp and pitching a little dry yeast could bring things back to life to knock down the sweetness?
Yes, that's exactly how you'd do a sulfur purge.
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