keg pluged up?

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  1. Vallka

    Vallka Well-Known Member

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    So as I have mentioned I am Starting to keg now, have 1 and 4 on the way.
    so the keg got plugged up today while I was bottling the beer off it (yes yes keg....bottle blaa blaa)
    What am I doing wrong? Very little trub went in to the keg,I gelatined it, force carb'ed and that all worked out. tap pints off it......many fine pints, then wanted to bottle the last 5 liters and it got plugged up.
     
  2. Ozarks Mountain Brew

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    easy if you have the screw on keg disconnect, just swap the gas with the liquid and blow some C02 down the dip tube
     
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    What OMB said. I might add hop debris is usually the culprit. Trub will just blow through and cause cloudy beer. Pieces of hops get stuck in the dip tube or the poppet valve or even the keg disconnect.
     
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    Yeah it's likely a small piece of debris but if you can blast some CO2 down the pipe it'll likely sort itself out.
     

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