Do you always get foamy first and last beers from a keg?

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zanemoseley

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I just tapped my second keg and I've noticed that it seems like I get a more foamy pour the first 5 and last 5 pints from a keg and the ones in between pour well. I force carb @ 30 for 1-2 days then serve at 10PSI @ 45F.
 

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I can't say that I've noticed that. Are you moving your keg before tapping?

I don't get foam, all the way down to a dry line. Probably has something to do with line length and what not. Our temps are pretty close. I have around 6ft of 3/16 line.
 
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Not really moving it much, maybe have to take it out of the fridge to attach the beer line. I'll measure my length. I did have a screw up this last time where I mixed up the in and out ball posts because I thought they were the same.
 

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If you are moving the keg, shaking it up, that can cause some foam with the first few. That however doesn't explain the last few.

Wonder if anyone else has this?
 
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