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Old 02-18-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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Default yeast strains carbonate faster if they floc faster?

I noticed that one of my big beers (Imperial Porter), which went from 1.089 to 1.015 has a layer of sediment after one day of carbonation; I bottled with a touch more than 1/2 cup of corn sugar...
I opened it and it was about 1/3 to 1/2 of the way to carbonated.

a) am I due for a bottle bomb? or maybe it was because it was the last bottle I capped - and had more sugar in it (I stirred and coiled the tube - but still)

b) or is it that White Labs British 002 flocculates quickly - so it carbonates quickly?

which brings me to my question: do different yeast strains carbonate faster if they flocculate faster?

thanks!

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Old 02-18-2010, 07:53 PM   #2
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bump bump - Leo, I have no idea but that is interesting.

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