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Old 12-03-2012, 01:34 AM   #1
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I have kegged a beer about a month ago. Primed it with 1/2 cup of dextrose. Just tapped it now and beer pours very foamy. When I pour it its nothing but foam but beer is flat. I am kinda new to kegging. Its my 10th keg and I have primed every keg this same way with 1/2 cup of dextrose. And it all worked just fine. This is the first keg that I got a problem with. Any ideas???
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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Never mind on that. I guess beer wasnt cold enough. Next day it wasnt foaming that much and it was carbonated just fine. Never seen it before. Maybe it happens when keg is primed
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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I don't sugar-prime kegs but I've read that 1/3 of a cup is adequate. I also weigh any priming sugar because there can be a variation based on how well it is packed into the measuring vessel.
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:15 PM   #4
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I tried 1/3 before and it didnt work out for me but 1/2 is perfect. Some people even do 3/4 cup.
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