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Old 02-18-2007, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default External kegerator tap cleaning

I've had a kegerator w/ 6' pony taps that I leave inside the kegerator. I think it would be kind of slick to have a tower or some taps in the door, but I don't want to have anything else to clean ... too much sanitation in brewing as it is! I like being able to throw the picnic/pony taps in the fridge and not worry about them - how much extra cleaning is involved with external taps?

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Old 02-18-2007, 09:28 PM   #2
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go for forward seal faucets, and you shouldn't really have to clean them. i don't. haha.


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Old 02-19-2007, 03:02 AM   #3
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How often do you draw a pint? I usually have one with dinner and use more frequently with company. I would think that could make a difference.
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Old 02-19-2007, 04:10 AM   #4
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A quick spray of Star-San up into your forward sealing faucet (Perlick, Shirron) after each serving session will keep it squeeky clean for the life of the keg. I only remove them from the shanks to clean them after a keg kicks.
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