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Old 12-05-2009, 08:44 PM   #1
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So just kegged my beer and had a brain fart. I kegged, pressurized with co2, then I shook it like I normally do but never purged the keg after the initial burst of co2 to get rid of the oxygen. Am I screwed?

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Old 12-05-2009, 08:53 PM   #2
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Yea, I'd say you did. You aren't screwed though. If you keep the keg refrigerated and don't plan to store it for a long time, you should be fine. As far as I know, oxidation flavors dont immediately happen. Its something that happens over time. It also happens faster at warm temperatures.

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Old 12-05-2009, 09:19 PM   #3
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Also, it is much less liked to happen in live beer.

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Also, it is much less liked to happen in live beer.
+1 on this. Yeast will eat up some of the O2. If this is for drinkin' and not for savin', you're probably going to be fine.

I'd purge the keg now if you haven't, just so whatever's in the headspace of the keg now gets out.
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Old 12-06-2009, 12:15 AM   #5
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Ok, I'm hoping it works out then. Ya about 20 minutes after realizing what I had done, I purged the keg 3 times (2 extra for good measure).

Usually I finish a corny in about 2 months so I'll trust that I'll be ok.

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