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Old 04-17-2013, 05:00 AM   #11
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I prime and bottle the exact same way and I have never had an issue at all. I read about guys running into this all the time, but I have never had a problem. Maybe you were just unlucky in that your wort and sugar solution didn't mix as well. Just try lightly stirring with a sanitized spoon from now on before bottling. I condition in SterLite containers (similar to coolers I guess) at about 69-73 degrees and I have never had a carb problem. The coolers definitely aren't your issue.
I had this happen with a BB kit I brewed... I don't think there was enough corn sugar...
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:58 AM   #12
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No need to bust out a spoon. Just stir it with your sanitized racking cane before you bottle. No need to rely on a gravity whirlpool.
What racking cane? If you read, you'll see I don't use one of those inferior junkers. Ported BB, Hose of the valve and into the bottom of the bottling bucket.
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:06 PM   #13
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My thought is, use something you have already sanitized for bottling and stir gently while not agitating the surface. For me it's my racking cane. On your superior system it may be your bottling wand.

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Eh.. I'd have to sanitize something for that.


I sanitize the bottle wand and its short connecting pipe shortly before I need them. have to move the Bottle bucket to where the BB was.

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Old 04-18-2013, 01:12 AM   #15
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11/10/13 and 1/20/13
Does this mean you bottled on 1/10 and its only been 10 days?

They need more time
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Eh.. I'd have to sanitize something for that.

I sanitize the bottle wand and its short connecting pipe shortly before I need them. have to move the Bottle bucket to where the BB was.
It sounds like it may be worth the extra step. With a small stir my bottles were always consistent.
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Does this mean you bottled on 1/10 and its only been 10 days?

They need more time
no no.. I special cased myself..

11/10/12 and 1/10/13 are the dates of bottling the two batches. Sig contains the dates of actions of the two brews.

One was bottled in November 2012 and the other, January 2013.
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