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Old 09-01-2012, 12:50 AM   #1
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I have an Oktoberfest fermenting on secondary now and in a week I will be putting 1 gallon in bottles with priming tablets. I want to prime the remaining 4 gallons with priming sugar in my keg but I'm not sure how much to use. Could some provide assistance on this matter, please and thank you.

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5 gallons would be 4.5-5oz, so 4 gallons would be 3.5-4 oz

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Even though it's in a keg not bottles?

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I'm not sure how it will work with that much headspace in a keg, but usually you use about 2.5 ounces priming sugar total in a 5 gallon keg. but with the amount of a 1 gallon headspace, I'd be tempted to use the "regular" amount and just purge it if it's overcarbed.

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That is my concern, the headspace.

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