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Old 01-29-2010, 08:07 PM   #1
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I purchased a used perlick 4 tap tower from eBay. It is in great shape but the shanks are chrome plated and the plating is gone on the inside of them. I can see the brass. Is this an issue? I suspect not as this tower came from an Irish pub and I would think that brass on beer would come up as a health issue. Anyway, thought I would check with the experts on here. Thanks as always.

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Old 01-31-2010, 01:52 AM   #2
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you may experience some off flavors but other than that its safe to use.
"Fermentation may have been a greater discovery than fire."

David Rains Wallace

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