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Old 07-30-2014, 06:05 AM   #1
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I bought 4 kegs. I kegged them all. Recently I kegged the 4th one. This is the only one that has given me problems. The beer line is straight bubbles. I can even hear a sound when I pour the beer or foam..... As of right now. It seems like something is restricted the beer from flowing correctly causing bubbles. It's not
Just a couple bubbles. The line is completely all bubbles.

Could it be the poppet?

Specs: used kegs, 10foot beer lines, all other kegs were set up the same. Force carbed, uhhhhh I think that's it

Help! Need my beer!

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Did you check/replace all the o-rings on the kegs? Take off the posts, pull the dip tubes, etc? Sounds like the liquid side dip tube o-ring is bad on that keg.

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Did you check/replace all the o-rings on the kegs? Take off the posts, pull the dip tubes, etc? Sounds like the liquid side dip tube o-ring is bad on that keg.
This. And check poppets. You can replace pretty cheaply if you can find out what style of keg you have. There are some universal poppets I think.

I have a problem where a certain keg of mine tends to pour at about half the rate as the other. It isn't a nice round pour, it's kind of like a trickle. If I slow it down a bit it will fill out and pour with a nice round pour, but still slower. I may be checking out one of those universal poppets myself.

If yours were just foaming I might say it could be anything in the line causing nucleation, but in this case I'd say check the poppets and O-rings. A lot of bubbles might indicate it's drawing in air when you pour somehow.
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I'm gonna double check my gaskets when I get home. I did replace all of them but maybe I accidental put the old one back on the keg...thanks all

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Well, I didn't put the old gasket on...somehow I didn't put a gasket on at all! Anyhow. I put a gasket on the liquid tube and now it works like a charm. Cheers all!

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