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Old 08-23-2012, 04:42 AM   #1
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I accidently over did things when I was force carbonating a keg of IPA last week. Now I get 15.5 oz of foam and 0.5 oz of beer when I pour a pint. I've left the keg hooked up to the gas at 10 psi since then (6 days ago) thinking it may equalibriate with time but not much luck so far. Any thoughts on how to de-carb a keg?



 
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:13 AM   #2
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Have you pulled the pin to release the pressure that was initially on your beer before setting it down to 10 psi?



 
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:26 AM   #3
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You'll need to bleed the pressure out a few times. The CO2 needs to go somewhere.

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:45 AM   #4
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As simple as that sounds, no I haven't tried pulling the pressure relief valve yet. But I just did and will keep doing so for the next few days. I'll report back and let you know how it turns out. Thanks!

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:56 AM   #5
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There is a great video on YouTube for decarbing kegged beer by guy named jakecpunut. Sorry I am unable to get the link right now. I will try to get it later.

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Old 09-01-2012, 10:19 PM   #6
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http://youtu.be/xk79UYGmAk8Had a Over carbonated pint of IPA with my dinner. Then finished my plate with a perfect pour. So pumped thank you Brew gods
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:44 AM   #7
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Video Link: http://youtu.be/xk79UYGmAk8
Had a Over carbonated pint of IPA with my dinner. Then finished my plate with a perfect pour. So pumped thank you Brew gods
Holy ****, the guy in that video needs to get to the ****ing point.

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:04 AM   #8
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Holy ****, the guy in that video needs to get to the ****ing point.

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:14 PM   #9
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Works like a charm....even for the impatient!
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:32 PM   #10
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http://youtu.be/xk79UYGmAk8
Had a Over carbonated pint of IPA with my dinner. Then finished my plate with a perfect pour. So pumped thank you Brew gods
Guy really needs to STFU and get to the point; it's like a bad porno movie, someone needs to tell him the focus is NOT the dude holding the camera.

He doesn't get to the actual technique until the 8:10 mark

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Works like a charm....even for the impatient!
Only fast-forwards 3 seconds for me; on an 11 minute video, it's pretty ****ty



 
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