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Old 03-24-2012, 12:29 AM   #1
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Bottle condition at around 72-74 F for one week. Took one out & opened it. It took off like a geyser. Is it not ready or is it & just needs refrigeration now?

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Old 03-24-2012, 12:32 AM   #2
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Geysers can happen if the beer is not fully carbonated yet. The CO2 needs time to be absorbed into the beer. I wouldn't judge whether it's over carbonated yet for at least another two weeks or so.

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Old 03-24-2012, 12:34 AM   #3
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geysers can happen if the beer is not fully carbonated yet. The co2 needs time to be absorbed into the beer. I wouldn't judge whether it's over carbonated yet for at least another two weeks or so.
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Old 08-14-2013, 01:35 AM   #4
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great info on the video. i just opened some amber ale i bottled 7 days ago. thought I over carbed. but with the endless knowledge of HBT and it's loyal helpful brewers I have learned that I should just RDWHAHB. a home brew from a different bottle of course.

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Old 12-01-2014, 10:02 PM   #5
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over carbonation? I have no idea what you are talking about

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