Keg Carbonation Issues Or Is My Memory Not What Is Used To Be ?

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mxd

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Hi Guys

Over the last few months my beer (from keg) seems flat (doesn't taste flat, it might have been more noticeable with my simple cider and I may now be in an analysis paralysis phase :) ), I have turned the pressure up to 100 kpa then 120 kpa, it poured quickly but still flat. I thought the pressure being too high was causing the c02 to escape whilst pouring, so I dropped the pressure back to 80, dE-carbed etc.. and and have taken a vid of the pour so you can see what it looks like etc.. and then the glass so you can see it's not as "bubbly" as I think I remember ?

So my Q, does it look flat through the vid, is there anything I could have wrong etc... Or my memory of a "bubbly" beer is way of ?

My Current Details
2.5 mtr beer line (5mm ID)
2 Deg Fridge temp
75 to 80 kpa

 
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Matt, I think the beer is too cold or the pressure to low. Adjust one or the other up. Are you using a calculator?
 

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I am only guessing, the head appeared ok.... my guess is the glass???
My non Headmaster glasses tend to do that.... no problem with the Headmasters.....probably wrong but. SWMBO says I am always wrong...
 

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Matt, I think the beer is too cold or the pressure to low. Adjust one or the other up. Are you using a calculator?
I used the spreadsheet and the numbers apear right for a 2.6ish carbonation
 

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Or how/what it's washed with may have changed recently.
washing hasn't changed, I have swapped font and taps ?

I'll try a pluto and see if there's a diff.

ta
 
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