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Old 09-04-2008, 11:15 PM   #1
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My keg fridge died 3 days ago and I just had put a keg in there under pressure to force carb it. I can't get a new one until tomorrow night. I've had blocks of ice in there to keep it cool, but it has only gotten down to about 50 f. I've adjusted the pressure to reflect the new temp. When I get my new fridge in place and cool the keg, am I going to need to reduce the pressure
in stages, or can I set down to 12 psi and let it sit there for a day or two or what? Right now I've got it at 20 psi.
Any advice would be much appreciated!
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:50 PM   #2
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Sorry about the fridge, that's gotta suck.

I don't see a reason to reduce the pressure in stages. Just set it at the correct pressure for the temperature and it should be ok. You'd set it at the proper temperature when first putting it in there, right? Well that's room temp beer, so 50 degree beer should be fine. RDWHAHB!

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I would chill it, then burp the keg before connecting at serving pressure.

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Got a chest freezer and picking up a Ranco after work....Got some beer to get to drinking!

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