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Old 05-21-2012, 06:44 PM   #1
Jul 2010
Meadville, PA
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Just started kegging my Sour & Brett beers a while back and was wondering if anyone has any issue with infection due to a shared CO2 tank? I have separate equipment all the way up to my manifold & use a check valve. Haven't had any issues but I noticed some crap in my sour side gas line and wondered just how far the bugs would travel?

Primary: Lambic, Flanders Red,

Secondary: Orange Cinnamon Metheglin, Black Cherry Melomel.

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Old 05-21-2012, 11:20 PM   #2
Aug 2009
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I too use all different liquid side components (actually have one tap that's always a sour/brett beer), but use a manifold that feeds gas to both sour and regular beers. I've had no noticeable problems with almost 2 years of use.

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