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Old 09-13-2010, 03:52 PM   #1
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My keg of Belgian Strong just breathed it's last. It's the first keg through the new kegerator, and I was thinking about cleaning the corny, then putting some cleaning solution in it and feeding it through the line and tap under pressure.

Good idea? Stupid idea? Better way?

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Old 09-13-2010, 04:01 PM   #2
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I don't think it's stupid because thats how I do it too..
Flush with some hot water from a pressurized keg, and then again with starsan.

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Old 09-13-2010, 04:03 PM   #3
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That's how I do it. Simple and effective.

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Old 09-13-2010, 04:08 PM   #4
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How I do it too. In fact you probably don't even need some solution, just water and CO2 should do it.

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Old 09-13-2010, 04:14 PM   #5
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Pretty much how I do it. Just hot water though then some Star San.

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Old 09-13-2010, 05:40 PM   #6
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Much like my procedure. I clean my kegs with Oxyclean and hot water and run that through my draft system. When I've finished rinsing my keg with hot water I run the hot water through to rinse the Oxyclean out. I empty the hot water from the keg and "dry" the tap lines with CO2 as much as possible. I won't run sanitizer through until I'm ready to use the tap again.
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Old 09-13-2010, 05:57 PM   #7
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I clean my kegs with hot water and Dawn. Then flush the lines with the same mixture. Followed by a flushing with Iodophor, then leave the iodophor in the lines til I tap them agian. I have no idea if this is good or bad, but it's what I do and it seems to work.
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