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Old 07-01-2007, 08:12 PM   #1
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Hey all,
both kegs ran dry, and now I am throwing in 2 new batches and am force carbonating. My question -
My blonde ale was kegged a week ago with some sugar water and left at room temperature - she is now hooked up to 30 psi and in the fridge.
My second batch (raspberry wheat) was just put into a keg with sugar water minutes ago. how and when would anyone suggest I connect the second keg, and how long am I going to leave the co2 at 30 psi? My temp is set to 38 degrees.
Please help?
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Old 07-01-2007, 08:26 PM   #2
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Is the blonde ale carbonated already? A week might have been enough. If so, just put it on at serving pressure. Otherwise 24 hours at 30 psi should get you started.

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it should be close. It was kegged with sugar water a week ago. It's been at 30psi and chilling for about 5 hours. Let me pour the first glass and see.
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I was worried that the sugar water in the wheat would have zero effect if I immediately put it in the fridge. I also didn't want to let the blonde ale sit for a long time at 30psi.

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the blonde taste good, not a real good head yet though...it could stand a little more time is what I am thinkin

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