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gartj 09-01-2009 03:37 AM

Over carbed Wit
 
Maybe there's a tried and true solution to a over carbed, kegged beer. I've tried turning off the bottle but still get nothing but foam. Is there any solution?

iceman80403 09-01-2009 04:05 AM

Turn off CO2, vent pressure, wait, vent pressure, wait, etc. until it is at or below the correct carbonation.

pjj2ba 09-01-2009 02:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by iceman80403 (Post 1519205)
Turn off CO2, vent pressure, wait, vent pressure, wait, etc. until it is at or below the correct carbonation.

+1

The key is to WAIT after venting. At least an hour, perferably longer. This allows the excess CO2 to move into the headspace before venting again.

Too many people think all they have to do is vent the excess gas, and then they can put it on their serving pressure and be good to go. It takes time!


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