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Old 04-03-2012, 06:05 PM   #1
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I forced carbonated my beer for 1 day at 35 psi. I tried to dispense at 12 psi to check carbonation. When serving I get too much foam almost no beer. After I let it sit for a while I was able to try it and it felt a little flat. Any suggestions?


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Old 04-03-2012, 06:07 PM   #2
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Set it to 12 psi and leave it for a week.
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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Yeah, don't rush it. Using 35 psi for more than a few seconds to seat the seals is a newb mistake. The failsafe method is to get the keg to serving temperature, set the regulator to the proper psi to get the desired level of carbonation (per the style guidelines) at said temperature, and then wait a week or two before serving. If you have a balanced system (proper length/diameter bev line) you will get a perfect pour every time.
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