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Old 02-03-2009, 06:47 AM   #1
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ok so i bottled for the first time a few days ago. It was an imperial ipa so i did not want to go too heavy on the carbing so i put 4.5 oz priming sugar in the 5 gal batch (exactly 5 gal). Now im getting worried i may have way undercarbed it.. or am i just being a nervous noob?

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Old 02-03-2009, 10:58 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by ninety3oc View Post
am i just being a nervous noob?
yes. It will be fine. Now keep your hands off those bottles for at least 3 weeks.
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:07 AM   #3
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I vote for nervous noob...the standard amount pre-packaged in kits is between 4.5 and 5 ounces...

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