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bstill
05/08/06 12:00 PM  
wild ale on tap??
How many of you keg your wild brews? I want to do this and i know to dedicate a keg to the wild ones, but what about your tap lines and faucets? any issues of those getting contiminated and infecting other non wild kegs?

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SteveG
05/08/06 12:11 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I've had several on line in the last year, 4 Roeselare experiments and a gueuze (the ambient one). No problems.
bstill
05/08/06 12:26 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
do you dedicate lines for those beers?
Joelle
05/08/06 01:16 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
Dan and I have a dedicated funky keg. We use picnic taps to serve from our kegs, so it isn't a problem keeping that one tap separate from our other beers.

Joelle

Chet
05/08/06 04:30 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I have a couple of dedicated kegs. After using, I flush them with starsan solution (kegged) - no problems to date.
Chet
05/08/06 04:30 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I have a couple of dedicated kegs. After using, I flush them with starsan solution (kegged) - no problems to date.
SteveG
05/09/06 10:27 AM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
No, neiter my kegs or lines are dedicated. I just make sure to clean them thouroughly when the wild beer is done - which you should probably do regardless.
RonH
04/12/07 10:45 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I'm about to keg my first "wild brew", but I plan on always having at least one on tap. I'm lazy when it comes to bottling and usually only bottle a 6 pack or so each batch.

I notice there's a mix of opinions on if you need a dedicated funky keg. Is there any risk of the wild stuff going back through the gas lines and into the other kegs?

Since a keg is stainless, I'd assume a good soak in PBW and then some idophor will take care of it, but what about the o-rings? Should those be replaced before a keg goes back to non funky duty?

SteveG
04/13/07 05:54 AM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I've never taken any of those extra precautions. I've had many wild beers on tap, have one as we speak. I just clean the heck out of the keg when I'm done and run cleaning solution t5hrough the lines for a minute. So far no regrets...
MarkO
04/13/07 01:47 PM  
Re: wild ale on tap??
I am with SteveG: I have been using the same cornies, lines and taps (and gaskets/o-rings) for wild beers and tame beers for 3 years, with no unintended infections.
 
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