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Old 11-21-2006, 12:17 AM   #1
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I just tapped my first HBkeg and there is nothing but foam. 6 pints worth I tried 4 psi and also 10. Any help would be great. I know that the first draws are going to have alot of yeast, but this is pure foam.


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Old 11-21-2006, 12:33 AM   #2
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I just tapped my first HBkeg and there is nothing but foam. 6 pints worth I tried 4 psi and also 10. Any help would be great. I know that the first draws are going to have alot of yeast, but this is pure foam.
You need to provide more info.

What pressure are you running your keg at? What is the length of line you need? How did you carb the keg (set it and forget it or shake&bake)?

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Old 11-21-2006, 01:23 AM   #3
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The line is 2 feet it's set at 5psi and I shook it almost 2 weeks ago. I have tried to up and down the c02 but it doesn't change anything
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Old 11-21-2006, 01:33 AM   #4
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Is this a cornie keg & a cobra (party) tap? If so, release the pressure completely and then put 1-2 psi on it. What you really need to do is get about 6 ft of 3/16" beer line and replace the two foot section in your party tap.
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it is a cornie, I am going to go release the pressure now be back in a min
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is six feet about the norm for beer line?
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I released the pressure and it is still serving up foam pints.
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is six feet about the norm for beer line?
It depends

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I released the pressure and it is still serving up foam pints.
Wait a little for the pressure to equalize. My guess is that with that short of a line, your beer would have to be almost flat for it to not foam. You probably want to check into getting a longer line, about 6 ft as suggested above.
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thanks guy i will get one in the mornin


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