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Old 10-29-2008, 12:26 AM   #1
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So we haven't been using our bar for a few days while i was tracking down a co2 leak. Get things hooked back up and go to pull a beer to see if the kegs kept pressure, and I find out that while we were ignoring it, the temp in our fridge got too cold, and not i have two frozen kegs, one of American wheat, and one of apfelwein. I'm assuming this is no big deal, and i can just thaw them at room temperature for a day or so and they should be good to go? Anything i need to look out for when they thaw?

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Old 10-29-2008, 02:27 AM   #2
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Leaks, as freezing can build up enough pressure to rupture a keg.

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Thats the truth! Our club prez had 10 kegs rupture last year due to freezing. It has to be hard and fast for the most part though. Right now I have an IPA sitting outside using natures cold chest. thats 40.018 -83.010 for those of you that need a drink!

Other than the risk of freezing, they should be fine. you can either have distilled booze or wait till they thaw

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