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Old 02-11-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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Okay, so a friend of mine bought a miller keg from some guy off craigslist, and it's half full with old beer in it, but I would like I know what are we supposed to do if we want to go and take the keg and refill it? Are we supposed to empty out the old beer or do they do it? (we don't have a tap for it)

Please let me know! This is my first time doing anything keg related.

 
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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Is this a real thread? I feel like I am being punk'd
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:18 PM   #3
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Take it in and exchange it for a new one.
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:26 PM   #4
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Take it in and exchange it for a new one.
Is it really that simple? No charge or anything?

 
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:34 PM   #5
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Yup, its an exchange program. someone somewhere paid the deposit on it, when you swap it out its an even exchange. The keg will get sent back to the brewery where they will empty, clean and refill it for the next person.
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:43 PM   #6
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sounds like someone stole a keg from a party lol

 
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:55 PM   #7
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Yup, its an exchange program. someone somewhere paid the deposit on it, when you swap it out its an even exchange. The keg will get sent back to the brewery where they will empty, clean and refill it for the next person.
Thanks! This helps a lot.

 
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:08 PM   #8
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Is it really that simple? No charge or anything?
You still gotta pay for the beer...
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:25 PM   #9
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If you dont mind me asking, what did you pay for said half-full Miller keg?
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:38 PM   #10
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if you dont mind me asking, what did you pay for said half-full miller keg?
$30.

 
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