Some people don’t know how to to take care correctly of mini-keg. People sometimes complaint that after the several utilization of the mini-keg ,they can’t fill it with their beverages anymore. It is sometimes due to a bad maintenance of their mini-keg. As a brewer, clean your mini-keg in a proper way has a great importance. In fact, a frequent mini-keg caring can prevent your mini-keg from bad smells, mold, corrosion…
Taking care of your mini-keg is easy and do not require many efforts. Especially stainless steel mini-keg. Click on this link to see the advantages of the stainless steel mini-keg : https://sinobatoo.com/2019/01/29/stainless-steel-kegs-or-growler/. In addition, it is also benefit for your own health. A clean mini-keg reduce the risks of contamination of your beverage. Instead of using it for a short time,a good care can help you to keep it for a much more longer time.
What you should do and what you shouldn’t do to take care of your mini-keg?
Some other parts of the tapping system need also to be cleaned . Following these useful recommendation will help you to take care of both your mini-keg and the draft beer dispenser parts .
1-Use the cleaning brush or abottle spongeto clean the mini-keg and the faucet as shown on the pictures.Never clean the inside of the mini keg with a brush or abrasive surface.
2-Hand wash with warm soapy water to clean your beer coupler and faucet. Open the faucet and allow water to flow through the hoses. Rinse with cold water. Keep the faucet open to allow water to drain out
3-When rinsing the mini keg, fill about 3/4 full of warm water. Place the cap on it and shake it well. Repeat 2 more times.
4-Drain upside down or air dry. Make sure that you remove the cap until the mini keg is completely dry.
5-After finishing to tap your draft beer, remove CO2 regulator. Then you can put the mini-keg in the refrigerator. Never put CO2 regulator into water.
6-Do not use decolorant , which will destroy keg and spear.
7-Do not microwave.
8-Not designed for hot liquids, nonfood, or caustic, highly acidic materials.
9-Use under suggested pressure for your safety. You will avoid any accidents because of the excess of pressure .