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Old 10-29-2008, 04:49 PM   #1
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I over carbbed my last keg. 3 days @ 30 PSI is way too much. I tried to take it off gas, drew some pints on its own co2. It poured slowly but still had huge head. I finally took it out of the kegerator and hooked up another keg. I was going to let it's temp rise to RT, bleed it every few days then return to gas eventually. Any other ways to rid the extra co2?? Thanks


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Moving it between room temp and kegerator temp is just going to introduce one more variable you'll need to compensate for. I'd leave the thing in your kegerator, vent it a few times over the course of a day to pull some carbonation out, then hook it up at serving pressure and leave it alone for a few days.
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Moving it between room temp and kegerator temp is just going to introduce one more variable you'll need to compensate for. I'd leave the thing in your kegerator, vent it a few times over the course of a day to pull some carbonation out, then hook it up at serving pressure and leave it alone for a few days.
This is how I've dealt with the same situation the couple of times that I've left pressure on too long.

I normally go about 36 hours on pressure if I'm in a hurry. For most beers I just set and forget for 2 weeks.
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