infection in co2 lines

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pp270

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Hello

Is it possible to get an infection in your co2 lines if beer backs up into them?
 

Komocabo

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I'm going to guess that the answer is yes. Especially if the beer has been in there for a while. Best advice: Replace the line. It's only a few bucks, band would be a good piece if mind.
 

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I'm on the yes bus too. CO2 does nothing in the killing/preventing department. If the bacteria has a comfy place to live and something to eat it will thrive.
 

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Not sure about this one since bacteria typically function through aerobic respiration. I'd still want to thoroughly clean or replace the line to be sanitary about it.
 
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