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Old 01-09-2013, 06:01 AM   #1
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Default Oxygen in Keg?? Ruined??

Back story: brewed american brown ale w/ coffee. Sat in primary 4 weeks racked to corny keg for dry hopping last week and I did not purge with CO2 after closing lid. I know oxidation and all that jazz will produce cardboard flavors. Any chance it will have no effect if I force carb in the next day?? Thx

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Old 01-09-2013, 06:02 AM   #2
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Just carb it up and go... it should be fine but if not... live and learn!!

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Old 01-09-2013, 06:12 AM   #3
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It's no too late to purge it. You should have had some CO2 come out of solution and form a layer on top of the beer which will have helped protect it. Purge the headspace whenever you can, and start carbing.

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I strongly agree with Juan.

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Old 01-09-2013, 06:18 AM   #5
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Thanks! Will sleep much better tonight!

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