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Old 12-07-2009, 04:25 PM   #1
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Default U-FIZZ carbonation eliminates conditioning?

I was just doing some Christmas shopping when I stumbled across the following product:
http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/kitchen/c908/

Could this be used as an alternative to the lengthy conditioning period?

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Old 12-07-2009, 05:38 PM   #2
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No, this product was discussed at length a couple weeks ago, but the short answer is, forced carbonation is not a replacement for conditioning.

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Old 12-07-2009, 05:41 PM   #3
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No, this product was discussed at length a couple weeks ago, but the short answer is, forced carbonation is not a replacement for conditioning.
Yes. Carbonation is one thing, conditioning is another. There's no short cut to conditioning.

Even keggers who care about their beer, let it condition for a couple weeks before dispensing it.
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Even keggers who care about their beer, let it condition for a couple weeks before dispensing it.
+1 Just cause it has bubbles, doesn't mean it's ready to drink.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:32 PM   #5
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ahh, got it, thanks much!

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