How do you clean a Kegerator?
Your Kegerator Cleaning Kit
- Step 1: Remove Beer Faucet.
- Step 2: Ready Keg Coupler.
- Step 3: Prepare Beer Line Cleaner.
- Step 4: Flush Beer Line.
- Step 5: Rinse Beer Line.
- Step 6: Clean Beer Faucet.
- Step 7: Reassemble Your Kegerator.
- 30 Day Returns.
How often should you clean your Kegerator lines?
At a minimum you should clean your tap lines once every 4-6 weeks. Our recommendation is to clean and sanitize your beer or wine tap lines between each keg you serve on your draft system to make life easier.
Do I need to clean new Kegerator lines?
A: In commercial environments, line cleaning should be performed at least once every two weeks. For home environments that may not cycle through as much beer and have a much shorter beer line, we recommend that you clean your lines every time you switch out a keg or every five weeks, whichever is shorter.
Can I use vinegar to clean beer lines?
One of my friends told me to put some bleach with hot water and just let the lines, faucet, and coupler soak for a while, then just rinse them really well and that should be sufficient. I’ve also her distilled vinegar works too.
Can dirty beer tap lines make you sick?
Bacteria, yeast, mold, and beer stone will build up and quickly degrade the quality of draft beer. Having bacteria in the beer lines can send you running for the toilet. Although you are not likely to get salmonella poisoning or the Hantavirus by drinking beer served through dirty lines, it is still nasty business.
What happens if you don’t clean beer lines?
Bacteria and wild yeast growing in the beer line will spoil the aroma and flavour of the beer. You wouldn’t serve a customer food on a plate that hadn’t been cleaned for two weeks, so why would you serve them beer through lines that had not been cleaned for two weeks.
Can you use bleach to clean keg lines?
Chlorine bleach is ok to use as long as it does not have any added scents. The main thing to remember is to rinse, rinse, rinse. Any traces of bleach will end up contaminating your brews.
Can you use vinegar to clean beer lines?
Do you clean your kegerator every time you use it?
Clean your kegerator after each keg. Every time you use your kegerator, you should clean it afterwards. This helps remove all beer residue from the line and faucet. Cleaning after every use helps you avoid messing up other beers. If you don’t clean between kegs, microbial infections may occur in the kegerator that will alter the beer.
How does the keg guys clean cold draft beer?
The only way to continue dispensing good cold draft beer is to regularly clean your beer lines, faucets and couplers. The Keg Guys pressurized cleaning solution uses only the highest grade cleaning materials and is performed by certified professionals to ensure that every job is done right the first time.
What to do with beer build up in a keg?
Eventually, the buildup will start to accumulate bacteria, yeast and mold. The only way to continue dispensing good cold draft beer is to regularly clean your beer lines, faucets and couplers.
Can you drink draft beer from a kegerator?
To enjoy a perfectly chilled draft beer from a kegerator you should have the perfect balance between temperature, pressure and clean equipment. Here is a list of common kegerator issues: These are just a few of the potential root causes of your problem and troubleshooting could take hours that could spread out to days.