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Old 05-03-2009, 04:35 AM   #1
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how much headspace do you want to leave in kegs when natural carbing? i know when bottling its the magic 2 inches

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Old 05-04-2009, 10:59 PM   #2
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around how much space? an inch or 2?

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You will probably have 2-3 inches left when you transfer your beer into the cornie. I think you will be fine with 1-3 inches. The other difference with Kegging, is you are going to purge the oxygen from the keg, and add 15psi of pressure before natural carbing begins.

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1" or 4", it doesn't seem to make any difference in my experience.

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