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Old 06-03-2009, 12:52 AM   #1
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OK, so I have a pretty good IPA recipe that I was hoping to enter into the san diego fair hombrew competition. It was perfect coming out of the keg, but the beer that I bottled are way too flat! The beer is totally different and quite frankly, sucks now. I dont have anymore keg left, so my question is: Can I pour the 12 pack of bottles into a new clean keg and over carb it a bit to try again at bottling? Will this kill my beer? I use the "we dont need no stinkin beer gun" technique... Thanks! -- Phil

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Old 06-03-2009, 02:55 AM   #2
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pour it gently and it should be OK. you'd have to purge the heck out of the keg to get the O2 out... using a carbonater cap for a 2 liter bottle would be better.

chill your bottles next time, and buy a longer beer line. these will reduce the foaming.
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