Come enter the BrewHardware Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Bottle Carbination Calculator
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-18-2013, 07:59 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 916
Liked 35 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 15


Originally Posted by Yooper

Fermentation is over before lagering is begun, so it won't produce more co2 at those cold temperatures. You would still use the diacetyl rest temperature (generally in the 60s for most lagers).

I really really hate those calculators by the way! They have you carb "to style", which in some ways can be helpful. But they may tell you that an English pale ale should be .75 volumes, while a lambic should be 4.6 volumes. That means the EPA would be totally flat, while the lambic would cause bottle bombs if carbed that highly!

I like almost all of my bottled beers carbed at about 2.6-2.7 volumes anyway, regardless of style, so I use 1 ounce of corn sugar per gallon of finished beer for almost all of my beers.
I agree that u can't use it blindly but they are helpful on many occasions. I carb between 1.8 to 3 volume of co2, not really per style but close
Polboy is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help, no carbination in the bottle. fish2night General Beer Discussion 1 07-12-2012 03:06 AM
FG safe to bottle at with carbination... candlejack Fermentation & Yeast 7 05-04-2012 07:15 PM
2 weeks in bottle, no carbination... penutbuttrdeath General Beer Discussion 8 08-31-2010 12:45 AM
6 weeks in bottle and no carbination syd138 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 12-29-2008 09:40 PM
Bigger beers and bottle carbination mjking77 Bottling/Kegging 5 05-22-2008 04:30 PM

Newest Threads