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beer line formula???

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Joe Sr.:
I haven't seen any links related to toxins.  Good question.

Pi:

--- Quote from: Joe Sr. on April 23, 2013, 06:44:32 AM ---Length of the gas line is irrelevant.  Length of the liquid line to the tap is important.  The longer the line, the further you have to push the beer (more resistance) which reduces pressure at the tap and gives you a nice pour.  To much pressure and the beer shoots out and you have a cup of foam.


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Aha moment! This explains why my beer gun filler with its 2' beerline hose always produces so much foam. I'm gonna bottle a FC'bd AIPA using a longer hose and see how that works. Thanks, once again for clearing up that mystery.

--- Quote from: Joe Sr. on April 23, 2013, 06:44:32 AM ---Starting long and reducing to what works for your system is the best way to go.

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My wife agrees!

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