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Old 05-11-2012, 02:51 PM   #1
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Default Help with over carbed kegs

Have a keezer setup and a couple weeks back the probe for the temp controller came out but I did not know it. So for 2 days the freezer was on non-stop and froze everything pretty solid. After about 5 days everything thawed out. On the first couple pours it was quite flat so I threw the PSI up to 30 for a day like I had done when I first put them on tap.

Well now when I pour from either I am getting a ton of foam. 80% of glass is foam on the pours. I have "burped" the kegs several times and have also lowered the PSI to 8. But I am still not seeing any better results.

Wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to get this back to a clean pour.

Thanks in advance for any tips.
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:04 PM   #2
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You could try and shut off co2 and bleed out the carbonation in the headspace - then serve at a low psi and see what happens

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You could try and shut off co2 and bleed out the carbonation in the headspace - then serve at a low psi and see what happens
How long should I leave the CO2 off? But I will give this a try.
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:12 PM   #4
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Here's a quick way to solve over-carbonation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk79UYGmAk8#t=5m47s

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Here's a quick way to solve over-carbonation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk79UYGmAk8#t=5m47s
Excellent! Thanks for the link.
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Here's a quick way to solve over-carbonation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk79UYGmAk8#t=5m47s
Awesome, will definitely give this a try when I get home.
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:38 PM   #7
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Watched the YouTube video and that did the trick. Thanks so much for the tip. Good to have the tasty beer back. Going to be a fun Friday.

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