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Old 04-25-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
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So after adding my corn sugar I found that my bottle capper doesn't work so how long can your beer sit in the bottling bucket with the sugar in it before Bottling

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Old 04-25-2013, 11:21 PM   #2
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How long are you thinking it will be before you get a new one? You could let the yeast ferment out the corn sugar and then start over if you're looking at days.

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Not very long. You're exposed to O2 and you're about to restart fermentation. I'd get one ASAP. If you can't get one I'd put a lid on the bucket with an airlock until you get a new capper.

Can you borrow one?

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We its been two days with a lid and airlock on it im getting one sat...

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You're fine. I'd let it ferment out, add more corn sugar and bottle.

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b-b is right, your original priming sugar is gone. Check your gravity and it should be back where it was.

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