Hello Homebrew friends,
My buddy and I recently came across a new and unanticipated issue; kegging our oatmeal stout we discovered a leak in the vent pin of our corny keg. This is the first time we have had this issue (this is the first time using this keg) and s a result we tried sealing the underside of the whole keg top to prevent any leaky gas but strangly we ended up forcing beer back into the tube leading to the CO2 tank.
First question, how severely will a very mild leak impact our ability to properly carbonate?
Second, does anyone know of any MacGuyver type resolutions for this issue?