Originally Posted by Bucks-04
So I did a hef and it has been 11 days ( 2 days with same reading). Im going for CO2 volume of 3. Do i still need to boil it in water and if so how much water do i need to boil. Thanks.
I did 2 3 gal batchs and beersmith recommended 3.48oz of corn sugar.
3 volumes may cause gushers/bottle bombs. I wouldn't do that. I'd go with 1 ounce of corn sugar per gallon of finished beer.
Anyway, yes, dissolve your priming sugar in some boiling water and boil for a couple of minutes before cooling and using in your bottling bucket. The amount of water doesn't matter at all, but it's easiest to use about 1 cup.