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Old 01-14-2008, 08:15 PM   #1
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hi everyone im new to the site and new to home brewing so ive got loads to ask anyway my lager as been ready since the 10 december will it still be ok plus when i put the gas in the keg it comes back out through the bit the bottle screws in what can i do to stop it thanks karl .

 
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:26 PM   #2
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In general, homebrew lasts a long time and in fact often gets at its peak at 2-3 months after brewing.

I don't understand the last half of your question, sorry.
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:35 PM   #3
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hi everyone im new to the site and new to home brewing so ive got loads to ask anyway my lager as been ready since the 10 december will it still be ok plus when i put the gas in the keg it comes back out through the bit the bottle screws in what can i do to stop it thanks karl .
Your inquiry answer to be yes let it sit for a few months plus the screws screw and should be crowns instead and you stop it by using good beer bottles that don't screw with you also run on sentences am not good and proper speakage will get you bonus points.
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:42 PM   #4
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cheers yooperbrew what i mean is when i go to have a pint and i fill the barral with the gas the gas is not staying in the barral it is leaking back out of the valve where you put the gas bottle on .hope i explained it a bit better thanks

 
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:44 PM   #5
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Well, not really! What kind of barrel are you talking about? Could you find a picture online and post a picture or a link? I don't know where exactly you're saying it's leaking. Do you use a keg, a barrel, or something else? Are you using a co2 bottle to push the beer or something else? I just don't understand what you are telling us!
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:54 PM   #6
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I THINK he is saying that it is leaking at the post on the keg? IF so...replace o-ring.

If he is saying it is leaking at the CO2 bottle - where the regulator attaches...then he probably is missing the gasket...

Just a guess...I got a headache trying to decipher his original post.

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Old 01-14-2008, 09:00 PM   #7
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OK OK! Give him a break! Did someone answer the question Karl, or are you still lost?
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:05 PM   #8
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Sounds to me like he's getting beer back up into the gas line. In which case the keg is overfilled and the head-space wasn't purged when the gas was connected (thereby equalizing the pressure).
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:06 PM   #9
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im not the best on computers so dont no how to send pics or links sorry. it is a keg and leaks where i put the co2 in.sorry about this it is my first time at brewing but thanks for your time.

 
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:10 PM   #10
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Not a problem...just trying to figure out what is going on...

How full is the keg? Did you fill it to the rim..or did you leave alittle space at the top?

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