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Old 03-13-2009, 12:28 AM   #1
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I just got my stuff in to add a second tap to my kegerator and had a quick question. Do I need to clean my lines with oxyclean before I use them or just sanitize everything? I cleaned the keg with oxyclean, just wondering if I should clean the lines as well. Thanks.

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Old 03-13-2009, 01:49 AM   #2
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I'm not saying it's right or wrong, but here's what I do. I clean the keg with oxyclean and I hook up the co2 and run some through the lines and out the tap. Then when I rinse the oxyclean out with clean water, I'll run it out through the lines. Then I'll follow it up with sanitizing solution.

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Old 03-13-2009, 03:30 AM   #3
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I'm not saying it's right or wrong, but here's what I do. I clean the keg with oxyclean and I hook up the co2 and run some through the lines and out the tap. Then when I rinse the oxyclean out with clean water, I'll run it out through the lines. Then I'll follow it up with sanitizing solution.
Yup, same here. I push hot oxyclean through, let it sit for about 10mins, then clean hot water for about a minute, then sanitizer (which I drain out after).
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Old 03-13-2009, 06:20 AM   #4
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I use beer line cleaner (BLC). just mix it per the directions and let it sit in your lines for 10-15 min, then flush with water, and your sanitizer of choice. Seems to work well so far.

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