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Old 03-15-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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I have never made soda before and I would like to try it and keg it. I purchased one of the Rainbow Flavors root beer extracts. I would like to keg it. Is it as simple as mixing water, sugar, extract together, then add to keg and force carbonate? Any help or guidance would be appreciated.

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Old 03-15-2012, 04:45 PM   #2
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Yes, however you need a dedicated root beer keg. It is nearly impossible to get the root beer flavors out of a keg, which will effect future beers you put in that keg. Also soda is served at a much higher PSI than beer. I serve mine at about 40 psi with 20+ feet of line. You need a lot of line or it will foam like crazy.

Making it is super easy just how you describe.
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:31 AM   #3
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Yes, however you need a dedicated root beer keg. It is nearly impossible to get the root beer flavors out of a keg, which will effect future beers you put in that keg. Also soda is served at a much higher PSI than beer. I serve mine at about 40 psi with 20+ feet of line. You need a lot of line or it will foam like crazy.

Making it is super easy just how you describe.
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