Over Carbonation in Keg

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Vintage63

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Two weeks ago I filled my first keg and while trying to figure out the right amount of psi to force carb along with a lack of patience, I think I over carbed the beer? I get about 90% foam when dispensing -even at very low psi (2-3).

The method I used was to crank it to 30 psi and shook it often for the first day. Then I lowered to 20 psi and shook often for the next couple of days. I then lowered to 10 psi.

It's a pale ale and I am using about 5 1/4" line. I have 7' of beer line but figured that might not curb the problem.

Is there anyway to remedy this or do I just have to live with it until the keg is empty? Next time I plan to not force carb and just be patient!

Thanks for any help.
 

jstein3

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Turn off gas and vent. You may need to do this several times, but you'll get it settled down if you are patient.

I prefer to set at 10-12 psi and let it sit a couple days to absorb, or you can add priming sugar and wait as well.
 
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