Do I need to chill down a keg before bottling?

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I have a Stone IPA clone that I want to bottle from the keg for a competition coming up. It's from BYO and it turned out to be one of the best beers I made. I forgot to up the efficiency from 75% to my efficiency which is 93% so I ended up with a 10.5% ABV IPA. Whoops.

Anyways, it's almost fully carbed and I don't have a freezer yet. I want to bottle using the device from the "we don't need a beer gun" sticky. Do I need to chill the keg down? I know chilling the bottles before helps with foaming.

Thanks.
 
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