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Old 07-10-2009, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default Corny smells like rotten eggs

I was supposed to rack from one to the other today to put on keg and leave last of sediment behind. For whatever reason the one I meant to use smells like rotten eggs. Any suggestions for cleaning it?

I am going to rack to secondary, then back to keg to clear up last of crap, so I'll be fine. But I need that corny for fermenting next week.

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Old 07-10-2009, 04:28 PM   #2
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fill it with water and mix in 1-2 scoops of Oxiclean let it soak for a couple hours and some baking soda.

If it is still stinky, try...
1cup bleach and fill with hot water (Do NOT let it soak for more than an hour as long exposure to bleach is bad for Stainless

you are probably going to want to replace all of the orings also.

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Old 07-10-2009, 04:36 PM   #3
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I agree with Arkador, baking soda does a great job.

Is this keg new to you?

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Old 07-10-2009, 04:36 PM   #4
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Oxiclean and hot water
....says the slow boy

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How much oxyclean you guys use?

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Old 07-10-2009, 05:11 PM   #6
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I used this keg once to lager. Then when that was gone I emptied it, and it's been sitting empty sealed in basement for a while.

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About 27 of them
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Old 07-10-2009, 05:17 PM   #8
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I have switched back to PBW and am confident in saying it is a far superior product. I always had problems with oxi doing a half ass job. PBW will spic and span that thing in an hour.

Also, replace you o-rings.

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I dont even know where the o-rings are on this thing....

I'll find them, thanks for the advice gents.

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whoa...

Read this:O-ring - Home Brewing Wiki

There are five o-rings on each keg and if you have never replaced them you should.

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