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Old 03-02-2006, 07:02 PM   #1
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How do you guys store kegs after the beer is gone? I cleaned one yesterday with warm water, rinsed a couple of times, then put a gallon of no-rinse in it (I also cleaned the valves and lid. I left the no-rinse in it after pressurizing with CO2 and blowing some sanitizer thru the valves. My question is will I be good to go if I just blow off the gallon of sanitizer on racking day (6 days from now) and fill with my beer or should I re-sanitize in a week?

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Old 03-02-2006, 11:01 PM   #2
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I store my kegs the same way. I give them a good shake and blow out the sanitizer before use. I take advantage of the sanizizer to clean out kegger lines and party taps.
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I try to store them by refiiling them with more beer.................
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Old 03-03-2006, 03:29 AM   #4
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I store my kegs the same way. I give them a good shake and blow out the sanitizer before use. I take advantage of the sanizizer to clean out kegger lines and party taps.
I was thinking about doing that as well, I'm glad you've had experience in that area. I didn't know if the sanitizer held up for a week in the hole or what. Thanks for the input!
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After my kegs are empty I sanitize them with a bleach water solution, rinse them and close them up. I then purge them with CO2 and leave them pressurized w/ around 1psi in them.
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Sounds like a time saver to me. I will have to empty a keg to test it out.
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