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Old 02-12-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
Nov 2011
Philadelphia, PA
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How much foam is normal for you guys when you keg your beers? I have a beer I kegged about two weeks ago and naturally carbed at 10 PSI at 36 degrees (turned it down to 9 psi) and I get a lot of foam when I pour. Its not un manageable but kind of annoying. My lines are only 5 ft which I know is on the shorter side, is there anyway to get a better pour with lines this short or will I just have to deal with it?

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Old 02-12-2013, 10:22 PM   #2
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Dec 2007
Santa Cruz, CA
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You can try turning down the psi to about 3 while serving, then upping it when not serving but otherwise, there's not a whole lot you can do. Get some longer line. It's cheap.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:24 PM   #3
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I just serve at lower PSI if I ever have overcarbed beer or any foam issues. Even if it's overcarbed, a few minutes in the glass and it's dandy.
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