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Old 11-04-2008, 10:16 PM   #1
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I recently got a corny keg from a local commercial bev supplier and I haven't been able to get the soda smell and flavor out of it. Its not totally overpowering, but definitely there and definitely coming through a bit on the stout I'm pouring out of it on the kegerator right now. Any suggestions on a thorough treatment to really get this thing so its not contributing any aroma/flavor to my beer?



 
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:20 PM   #2
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I fill mine with water, then some baking soda and let it sit for 24hours. Always worked for me, I'm sure there are other options.

 
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:21 PM   #3
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Start by COMPLETELY taking it apart....and throw all the rubber away.
Then over night soak in PBW (or OxyClean) and HOT water.
Put back together with new o-rings....good to go.
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