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Old 08-15-2012, 09:31 PM   #1
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Have had a few issues with sulphur in my hefeweizens. I was told that reversing the dip tubes and running CO2 can flush it out. I am going to try this but I was wondering if any of you have had success doing this and how did you do it.



 
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:29 AM   #2
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I did it to a Belgian that had a lot of sulfur nose to it and it worked well. I didn't swap the connections to put the gas down the dip tube though. I just let it carbonate like normal, then cut the gas and vented it over a couple days. Repeated it a couple times and it cleared up well. You could tell the sulfur was clearing up just by smelling the vented gas. I have no idea if utilizing the dip tube would speed up the process, though.


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Old 08-16-2012, 01:37 AM   #3
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Yep, works great. I never actually switched the dip tubes...just attached a gas quick disconnect to my cylinder.
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:33 AM   #4
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Thanks guys, I thought about it after I posted and I would imagine just carbing it up and venting was probably better than reversing the dip tubes. Not as messy.

 
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