Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Undercarbed beer recovery
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-07-2008, 10:02 PM   #1
Vatechtigger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 23
Default Undercarbed beer recovery

So I have an IPA whipped up from a kit. I used 3/4 cup corn sugar dissolved in 2 cups water, added to my bottling bucket and went to town, its now 3 weeks later sitting in a warm spot, and 5 days in the fridge and there just doesn't seem to be enough carbonation to my liking. I have a get together tomorrow and will serve it (its still good mind you, I just like more carb) Would taking whatever hasn't been drunk, popping them open, dropping in a priming drop and recapping and placing in a warm spot again work or would the temp change and opening be all she wrote for tasting good? They are in 1L grolsch type bottles. Thanks

__________________
Vatechtigger is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-07-2008, 10:05 PM   #2
Professor Frink
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Professor Frink's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 3,106
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts

Default

Sure, that'll work. I recommend the Munton's carb tabs, you can add one or two of those.

__________________
Primary: Cherrywood Smoked Porter
60 Minute IPA
Secondary:
On tap:Amber Ale
Milk Stout

Lagering:


http://www.lazydogbrewery.com
Professor Frink is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-08-2008, 09:48 PM   #3
BrewSapiens
Nobody
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: California
Posts: 93
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts

Default

You need to send the WHOLE batch to me for some professional analysis! I'll report back what you could have done

__________________

Friends help you move; true friends bring the Beer.

BrewSapiens is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-08-2008, 09:59 PM   #4
tdavisii
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
tdavisii's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 719
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

I dont know. If they are already a little carbonated and you add more sugar. I can almost guarantee you that the will be way over carbed and you are taking a risk of contamination and oxidation. I guess its completely up to you but i would just drink those bad boys and note it for your next batch.

__________________
tdavisii is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-08-2008, 11:16 PM   #5
Vatechtigger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 23
Default

Imma take a few bottles and give em a carb tab and see what happens. Ill keep you posted.

And dont worry Kahluaman, I have very detailed notes so sending the batch wont be necessary

__________________

Last edited by Vatechtigger; 06-08-2008 at 11:29 PM.
Vatechtigger is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beer is way undercarbed TechyDork General Techniques 8 02-25-2010 10:45 PM
Stuck Fermentation Recovery ipajay Fermentation & Yeast 2 08-06-2009 06:35 PM
Re: carbonation (no, this isn't another 'my beer is undercarbed' question) Scuba General Beer Discussion 2 02-12-2009 06:21 PM
Data recovery companies FireBrewer General Chit Chat 25 11-26-2008 08:35 PM
Yeast Recovery help? gravity man General Techniques 5 03-20-2008 03:30 AM