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Old 09-25-2012, 05:43 PM   #1
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Ok, i am going go bottle in a few days and i am not sure how much priming sugar to use. It is a 5 gallon batch containing 9.25 lbs of amber extract and 1.25lbs of dark extract. 6 oz of various hops and i used white labs california ale yeast(WLP001). Oh... i will be bottling in bombers.

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Old 09-25-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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Ok, i am going go bottle in a few days and i am not sure how much priming sugar to use. It is a 5 gallon batch containing 9.25 lbs of amber extract and 1.25lbs of dark extract. 6 oz of various hops and i used white labs california ale yeast(WLP001). Oh... i will be bottling in bombers.

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Here's a handy online calculator
http://www.tastybrew.com/calculators/priming.html

Otherwise 1 ounce of corn sugar per gallon will get you in the right ballpark.
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thanks for the link NochEineMassBitte

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Normally, 4-5 ounces of corn sugar (by weight) is perfect for most beers. I'd go with 4 ounces for a lower carb, and 5 ounces for a higher carb.

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nice . . . Thanks Yooper. tough game last night

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