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Old 01-13-2011, 12:00 AM   #1
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I'm just about done with the first keg, but was wondering for the next time around. Would trub from fermentation be able to be effectively drawn out of a sanke keg? I'm trying to minimize air exposure as much as possible on a low budget (currently siphoning from one keg to another. will upgrade eventually).

I know of people who prime their kegs and are able to effectively draw a few pitchers and be good to go from then, but I'm talking an entire 15.5gal fermentation's worth of trub.

Anyone done it?

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Old 01-16-2011, 09:06 PM   #2
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I've seen it tried with cornies, but it ended up being more trouble than it was worth. We had to dump a ton of the beer, and it never really cleared completely. It could be we were doing it wrong, but it seems like a lot of trouble to avoid a relatively small amount of oxygen exposure. have you had problems siphoning?

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