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Old 04-24-2009, 07:37 PM   #1
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Default Beer line and force carbing

I just kegged my first batch and have a question. When going through the keg cleaning / sanitizing process, I ran the cleaning solution, rinse and BDF through the beer line and out the tap. Then I filled my keg, put into keezer, hit it with 30 psi pressure, purged the oxygen, and then do I connect the beer line? Since I just cleaned and sanitized the beer line, is that the only way to keep it sanitized is to hook it up? I have the room and available beer lines, just not sure if I'm supposed to let it sit with or without the beer line connected.

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Old 04-24-2009, 07:56 PM   #2
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I've done it both ways with no ill side effects. I usually keep my beer lines full of star san until I hook them up. Once hooked up I start the flow and throw out the first 1/2 pint since its a lot of star san.
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