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Old 11-17-2010, 12:45 AM   #1
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Why can't you use 1/4" ID hose for you beer line?
I don't know what you said, but your wrong.

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Old 11-17-2010, 12:47 AM   #2
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You can. All the bars I know use 1/4" line. The problem for homebrewers is that it's usually a short run to the taps, and there isn't enough resistance for 1/4" in a short distance to reduce foaming with a balanced system.

If you had a run of, say, 25 feet, then 1/4" would be perfect.
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