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chris_newton 12-13-2005 06:14 PM

Ticking barrell
 
Hi all
I have just barrelled a batch of lager (its a kit version,) the barrel it stands in is a 5 gallon pressure barrell, with a top on that u can squirt gas in when it goes flat. I barrelled the lager about 20 mins ago and its sat next to me in a nice warm place, however i can now here a clicking noise coming from the top of the barrell. Should i be worried about this? could the gas be escaping??

Thanks all

Orfy 12-13-2005 07:31 PM

Chris, it'll probably be the safety valve releasing gas when it gets over operating pressure.


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