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Old 03-29-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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Does the temperature of the keg change as the volume of beer goes down & the volume of dead space increases?

Yesterday I noticed the stick-on temperature strips I have on my 2 kegs were reading about 2-3 F higher than usual. They usually remain at a constant 39 F (have never saw a different reading), but now they're at about 41-42 F. I'm just curious since now the kegs are about half empty, so would that factor influence temperature?

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Old 03-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #2
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i've never heard of that but since you have less mass in there to hold a steady temp it might be fluctuating a little bit

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