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Old 04-26-2009, 03:47 PM   #1
Jan 2009
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First time kegger. Tried to force carb my beer and now only getting foam. This is what i did. Used 45 psi shook it up and waited to the gurgling to stop. did that 10 times. I let it sit overnight purged the keg turned it down to 9 psi and now getting a big pint of foam. What should i do? Thanks

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Old 04-26-2009, 04:19 PM   #2
Apr 2009
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I may be wrong here, I have been reading a lot about kegging as I am getting ready to keg my first batch, but I think you way over carbed. If your going to force carb at a pressure that high you should only shake it once, if at all.

From what I have read, you will need to purge down to 0 and let it sit a bit to get some of the carbination out, then crank it back up to 9 or so. I am sure someone with more experience will chime in soon though.

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Old 04-27-2009, 08:22 PM   #3
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Yep, seems like you need to keep "burping" the keg until you've adjusted to the proper level of carbonation.
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:08 PM   #4
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There is another possiblilty.

What is the length and inner diameter of your beer line?

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