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Old 06-16-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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So I just kegged, set the psi to 25. Was thinking about leaving the pressure for two days. Then dropping the pressure to 10psi for 5 days. Is the carb level okay to drink by day 7? Have a few friends over for summer BBQ. Please let me know about optimum carbonation. Thx

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Old 06-16-2012, 12:04 PM   #2
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temperature is a key component, what temp are you doing this at? I have done this when in a pinch. 35-38 degrees (cold liquid absorbs co2 better) 25-30 psi for 2 days, bleed off the excess then down to 12. Its not ideal and certainly others will tell you not to do it, but it will work.

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Old 06-21-2012, 12:04 AM   #3
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For a seven day carb - take it down to 36F or so. Pressurize the keg to 30+ psi, disconnect the hoses. Roll it around on the floor for a while. Take it back up to 30 psi and let it sit for three days. Then take it down to serving pressure and let it sit for the next four days.

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Wow. That's the perfect recipe to bake up a "Help! My Beer Is All Foam!" thread...

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