Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > WOw, i made a rookie error, please help!
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-21-2012, 07:52 PM   #1
RickyLopez
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Whittier, CA
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default WOw, i made a rookie error, please help!

so, i took apart my corny keg so i can sterilze it..i took out all the posts, etc.

well, i just learned that there is a "gas in" post, and a "liquid out" post, identfied by the ridges on the nuts...

so, i have my "gas in" post on the "out" hole, as i was force carbonating my beer...and it went beautifully...i have a 5 gallon keg of carbonated beer.... BUT!!!!! i still have the posts in the wrong holes!!!! If I unscrew them to swap em, there will be a giant mess of beer all over the place...since it is freshly carbonated...

my remedy was to simply swap the ball locks...using the "gas one" on the picnic hose end, and the beer one over on the gas.... that way the proper "in" and "out" would correspond accordingly... but im not sure if this would be wise???? please help!


RickyLopez is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 07:54 PM   #2
Mparsons327
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Elmira, New York
Posts: 429
Liked 8 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Let the beer settle unhook the gas then rellieve the pressure and swap the posts.


Mparsons327 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 08:26 PM   #3
RickyLopez
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Whittier, CA
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

thats what i figured. thanks, ill let it sit for a few hours... gracias
RickyLopez is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 11:06 PM   #4
Eisendrath
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: USA, CT
Posts: 185
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts

Default

exhaust the pressure thru the releif valve, then swap posts, then re-pressurize.
Eisendrath is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bottling Error? springer101 Bottling/Kegging 4 02-13-2012 08:30 PM
Priming Sugar Calculator Error CTownBrewer Bottling/Kegging 2 09-04-2011 03:07 PM
Bottling Error??? milgon Bottling/Kegging 5 02-16-2011 11:13 PM
Urghh... stout faucet error Captain_Bigelow Bottling/Kegging 2 09-07-2010 01:07 AM
Ranco error E2 on Keezer planenut Bottling/Kegging 5 11-25-2008 01:55 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS