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Not clear beer
« on: January 26, 2016, 11:52:49 PM »
It sucks when you go out to the kegerator in your mind your thinking I can't wait for a glass of...

And the keg kicks!



It looks nasty. But you bet your A$& I'm drinking it.

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2016, 11:55:51 PM »
Yeah, worst thing ever.
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2016, 12:06:05 AM »
I am completely out of homebrew. I designed my system to run out periodically so that I can make room for commercial beer. But, it hurts when it actually happens.

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2016, 12:10:09 AM »
I had a similar moment last weekend when my American stout blew - really enjoyed that one. I need to get my reserves built back up now, too. I have a couple others on tap and one finishing up in the fermenter and that's it. I think time is freed up to brew a bunch coming up.
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2016, 12:32:16 AM »
I have some beer in the pipeline, so I tend to look forward to a keg blowing - definitely mixed emotions on the great ones, though.
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2016, 12:41:15 AM »
yeah that hurts. i've been brewing almost weekly for awhile now and have 3-4 more lagers in the schedule and cream ale and stout.
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2016, 11:26:13 AM »
I have 4 brew sessions planned weekly starting this Friday. This time of year it is cool enough to ferment on my bench in the basement.

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2016, 12:05:26 PM »
I'm new to kegging and recently discovered that pain.

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2016, 02:01:40 PM »
Must be a trend.  My American Porter blew yesterday.   :(

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2016, 03:53:09 PM »
My pale ale blew last night! Luckily I have more in the fermenter that should be even better.
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2016, 04:06:51 PM »
When I start to hear the "gushing" sound in the keg, I stop pouring in hopes of that final glass being awesome and CLEAR! 

(doesn't always work though)

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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2016, 04:11:54 PM »
When I start to hear the "gushing" sound in the keg, I stop pouring in hopes of that final glass being awesome and CLEAR! 

(doesn't always work though)


Same here. It's a crap shoot !
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Re: Not clear beer
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2016, 07:44:24 PM »
Its not so bad if it happens when you start to pull a pint but really sucks when the pint is close to full and then you get that big blast, screws up the pour AND gives you a bath!

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