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Old 03-15-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
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Default My keg beer is tasting really bitter..

I have a couple of beers on tap. A kolsch and a molson clone. They were tasting really good , untill I went on vacation. I was gone a week. I just got home today and tried both beers and they tasted pretty bitter. Could it be the gas? I purged both kegs.. Any ideas?

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Old 03-15-2008, 11:56 PM   #2
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Bitter and stale, but it was just tapped a week and a half ago.

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Old 03-16-2008, 12:11 AM   #3
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Warm beer that was hanging out in the lines? Did you try another pint or two?

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Old 03-16-2008, 12:37 AM   #4
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Over carbed? This can bring out more bitterness in a beer.

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Old 03-16-2008, 01:18 PM   #5
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Warm beer that was hanging out in the lines? Did you try another pint or two?
that was my thought too...its not the keg'd beer, but the beer sitting in the tap lines for a week that got a lil funky.
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Old 03-17-2008, 05:43 PM   #6
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I agree with Liquidicem - overcarbed beer. It sat there for a week and overcarbed... now you have carbonic bite. I've had it mine before.

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What PSI did you leave it at?

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i have had a irish red on tap since sep28, just had a couple yesterday and they tasted fine

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