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Old 12-05-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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Here's my dilemma...I really need to get a beer into a keg today and intend on naturally carbing with corn sugar. HOWEVER, I am out of C02 and will be unable to seal with just a splash of C02 as always. Is this a big deal? Any options?


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It might seal, it might not. Keg lube might help tip the odds in your favor.

I wonder if you could add a pinch of dry sugar in there and then snap the lid closed. The sugar will provide nucleation sites for dissolved CO2 and might give you a little pressure.
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